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I have an expensive vacuum cleaner that takes expensive bags. To save on buying new bags for my vacuum, I simply cut the bottom off the bag, empty it, and duct tape the bottom shut. Voila! I have a recycled vacuum cleaner bag.
By Dee from Salem, VA
When your vacuum bag is full, cut open the end of the bag to dump. Then staple it back together and use it again.
Source: A book, cannot remember which one!
By coville123 from Brockville, Ontario
Cheapskate here! Since sweeper bags are so expensive, I empty one, roll the top over and staple. I can use it 2-3 more times!
By Pam from Elkhart, IN
Re-use vacuum cleaner bags to save money! Instead of throwing the bag away when it gets full, follow these simple steps:
Vacuum cleaner bags can get expensive and I found a great tip. When the bag is full, unfold and cut the top or bottom of the bag out, empty in another trash bin.
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Most disposable vacuum bags can be emptied and reused more than once.
To Sara, thanks for the vacuum cleaner tip: I thought I was the only one who cleaned and dusted them off for another use. Also, I have to laugh at your clothes-out-of-dryer tip because when I was working and my husband retired, he would do the laundry and fold everything!