Tips on Recycling and Reusing Plastic Bags

Use plastic bags instead of expensive filler when packing

No need to shell out the big bucks for bubble wrap. If you are mailing fragile items, wrap them up in several plastic sacks. They will cushion and protect your items and they also take up a lot of extra space so need to worry about your goodies rolling around inside the box!

Use bags as trash can liners

Don’t waste your hard-earned money on those mini bags for small trashcans. Instead, use your plastic grocery bags! They are the perfect size and the handles are easy to knot together. Who knew?

Use them to pick up animal waste

Very often we need to do something and we don’t have gloves at home. Take for instance picking up dog poop, there are times when dogs mess up the house especially if they’re not trained or they’re just learning. Also, when gardening in your backyard you may need to use your hands at times to loosen up the soil and plant plants, if you don’t have gloves use a plastic grocery bag to protect your precious hands. We may consider plastic bags as a curse, but surely they’re a boon if we know how to use them – aren’t they?

Got more creative ideas on how to reuse and recycle plastic bags? Drop us an email at ideas@sustainablegreensolutions.com.sg!