Use Recycled Plastic Bag as a "Glove"

This idea may sound kind of silly, but I always reuse ziplock plastic bags after turning them inside out and squirting a little dish washing liquid in them and scrubbing them good inside and out.


Here's the silly part, I always seem to have one lying by my kitchen sink so twice now I have placed one over my hand and used it for a scrubbing assistant. It is a good way to protect my hands when I need to scrub something out of the kitchen sink that is a little bit yucky.

I also used one once over my hand to scrub off meat drippings on a bread board before I intensified the scrub on the bread board even more. I don't always like using my kitchen sponge/scrubber for certain things so the 'used' plastic bag as a hand glove and scrubbing helper worked like a charm. I could then throw my 'instant' cleaning glove in the garbage knowing I had used it already multiple times, once for storing and then again for quick scrubbing. Sounds silly but it works for me!


By Kghornsten from Davis, CA

August 18, 20090 found this helpful

I was taking chicken off the bone yesterday and watching tv, so I put the remote into a bread bag to protect it in case I wanted to use it. Worked and it stayed clean! Hubby gave me a funny look though :o)

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August 19, 20090 found this helpful

Great idea. Zig

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August 19, 20090 found this helpful

I use one to put Vicks Vapo Rub on the kids chests when they have a cold.

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August 19, 20090 found this helpful

I think they should show some of these ideas in a TV commercial. Good thinking everyone.

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