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Do you save and reuse plastic bags?

Response Percent Votes
Yes
 
91% 714
No
 
8% 70
Total 784

Comments

kthxbi 4 years, 4 months ago

No, I don't need any plastic bag with a weird accent blowing around after me, calling me his maker. The thing about those stalking plastic bags is that if they blow onto your face, you can't breathe.

Mike Hatch 4 years, 4 months ago

They're good for picking up dog poo and to line small wastebaskets.

Jake Esau 4 years, 4 months ago

They also make great packing material when moving or shipping stuff.

workinghard 4 years, 4 months ago

I've seen people weave rugs out of them, not the kind bald guys wear.

Katara 4 years, 4 months ago

There was an article on here not too long ago about a lady who wove them into reusable grocery/tote bags.

dogsandcats 4 years, 3 months ago

That's a great idea, but $40? They're made out of free plastic grocery bags!

Mike Hatch 4 years, 3 months ago

My great grandma did that, but out of plastic bread sacks (in the 70s when most groceries only had paper bags). They were big and oval and I think she made them by using a big crochet hook. Everyone in the family had one inside of their front door to wipe your feet on. They were really colorful.

Mike Hatch 4 years, 3 months ago

They weren't bags, they were floor mats/rugs.

thadrosen 4 years, 4 months ago

FYI, checkers gives a ten cent bag refund for paper and cloth grocery bags. don't know of any other grocery stores that are that generous. Another reason I love checkers!

Kat Christian 4 years, 3 months ago

I never knew that and I've been shopping there for ages. They never mentioned at the checkout. I will next time though. Thanks

begin60 4 years, 4 months ago

Ironically, I collect and pack my recycling in them.

r_san 4 years, 4 months ago

We use them for the baby's dirty diapers.

independant1 4 years, 3 months ago

barf bag - place one handle over each ear and let er loose! nice and tidy, avoids splatter and blow by.

Kat Christian 4 years, 3 months ago

I refuse to buy plastic trash bags just to throw them away so I use the shopping plastic bags as my trash bag as well as my bathroom trash can liner.

imzo2002 4 years, 3 months ago

We use them for cat litter and lining small bathroom trash cans

dogsandcats 4 years, 3 months ago

I use them as a lunch bag, tote bag, trash can liner, for cat litter, in-car trash receptacle, packing material, and probably more things I can't recall at the moment. I wouldn't use paper grocery bags for any of these things.

kelku688 4 years, 3 months ago

We recycle them.... Does that count as reusing?

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