Reuse & Store Plastic Bags For On-the-Go

Reuse & Store Plastic Bags For On-the-Go

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Sarah Rae Smith
Jul 22, 2011

Although I take my reusable grocery bags to the store with me when I shop, that doesn't mean I don't forget them on occasion, or purchase more than they will hold. Having a few plastic bags in your house is almost inevitable, but this fun tutorial shows you not only how to roll them to store them, but a resourceful way to keep them on hand for impromptu needs.

It's summer and there's all sorts of fun to be had. There are wet swim suits, muddy shoes from wading in creeks and more. It can be a long ride home with soggy shorts or the fear that your car upholstery will never recover. Instead, try this simple trick for repurposing plastic bags to keep you ready for all life's emergencies.

By reusing an old Lysol wipes container and filling it with retail shopping bags, the result is an on-the-go, pop-up bag dispenser that is as easy to use as it is to create. The key is all in the rolling technique used to keep the bags in order so things don't get tangled inside the container.

Check out the full tutorial and the super smart rolling technique over at Tatertots and Jello.

(Image: Tatertots and Jello)

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