You come home from shopping and you have 10 plastic bags filled with groceries.
You unpack your bags, pack away the shopping, BUT, you don’t throw away the plastic shopping bags because you’re supposed to USE them again!
So what do you do with them? Where do you pack the bags? How do you pack them so they are neat and tidy?
I’ll show you how, right here. WITH PHOTOS! 🙂
I’m pretty sure you’ll say to yourself: “Self, why didn’t I think of that?!”
For all the pictures below, you should be able to click them to see a larger version of the image. I made them smaller so that you didn’t have to scroll as much…
Your plastic Pick n Pay Shopping Bag
First things first, let’s take a look at what kind of plastic shopping bag I’m talking about, JUST in case you had something different in mind:
Step 1 – Begin Sideways Folding
Anyway, the first step is to start folding the bag in strips the length of the “handle”. Here are a few images to show you. (I apologise for the quality of the photos, my HTC Tytn II is not the BEST camera).
Step 2 – Triangle Folding
The next step is to start folding the bags using triangles.
Take a look at these next images to see what I’m talking about:
Step 3 – Final Stage of Folding
Once you get to the top of your bag, you should only have the handles showing (and not even all of the handles, but about half of them…).
Here’s pretty much what you should see:
So, the last step is to just tuck in the handles, and you’re done.
You should now have something small and easy to store, like the following:
Any other useful tips for everyone?
Do YOU have any cool ideas like this that you would like to share with the world?
Let me know, and we can put it up on the site.