‘Frank’ seems an odd name for a trash bag brand…

..until you dig down through the thick permafrost of the Canadian zeitgeist and discover a Canadian named Frank Plomp was one of the inventors of the garbage bag. Notably, via Wikipedia: ‘In a special on CBC television, the green garbage bag ranked 36th among the top 50 Canadian inventions.” 36th is indeed surprising, we’d have thought it ranked in the top 10.

‘Frank’, Canadian trash bags:

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