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Organizing Plastic Bags, A blue plastic grocery bag.

Organizing Plastic BagsThis is a page about organizing plastic bags. Many homes have an assortment of plastic bags, from grocery bags to trash bags. It can be difficult to organize them all, so it may require some creativity.

 

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Garbage Tips and TricksThis page contains garbage tips and tricks. Keeping your trash contained and reducing odors is important.

 

Two metal garbage cans.

Keeping the Lid on Your Garbage CanThis is a page about keeping the lid on your garbage can. Your garbage can lid keeps animals out and will help prevent the wind from blowing your trash around. Sometimes it takes extra measures to hold it on tightly.

 

Plastic bags stored in a recycled plastic container.

Recycled Plastic Containers for Organizing Plastic BagsIf you live in an area that still allows one use plastic shopping bags, you probably have struggled with organizing and storing them. This page offers several possible solutions focusing on using recycled plastic containers for organizing plastic bags.

 

Small white metal garbage can with a lid.

Storing Extra Bags in Bottom of the Trash BinHave trash bags handy whenever you need to take a full bag to the curb. This is a page about storing extra bags in the bottom of the trash bin>.

 

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Soften Plastic Recycling to FlattenUsing a stove, hover your food plastic packaging over the heat for a short while, at a distance not to harm your hands. Let the plastic become soft. Put it onto a work surface and then, using a silicone pot mat, quickly flatten it. This routine has significantly reduced the bulk and I now only need to take it to the recycle centre every 2 to 3 weeks.

 

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Store Excess Plastic Bags for Food GarbageI keep one or two used bags on hand to put food garbage in that I want to throw away. I put them in one of these bags and tie a knot in the end of the bag. Then I throw them into my kitchen garbage.

 

Bathroom Trash

Bathroom Trash Tips and TricksThis page contains bathroom trash tips and tricks. Keeping your washroom garbage contained and odor free is important.

 

A woman organizing her garbage.

Organizing Your GarbageThis page is about organizing your garbage. It's nice to keep your garbage contained and odor free.

 

Reducing Trash Bulk

Reducing Trash BulkThis page is about reducing trash bulk. To keep your trash contained, it helps to make it compact.

 

Items for Recycling in Blue Bin

Organizing Recycling ItemsThis is a page to organizing recycling items. Recycling is an important step that we can all take to help reduce the amount of waste making it to the landfill. However, if it isn't sorted and organized properly it can quickly become a pile of garbage.

 

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Milk Jug for Organizing Plastic BagsAn easy way to store your plastic grocery bags is in an old, clean plastic milk jug. Most of these milk jugs have an indented circle on one side.

 

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Use Binder Clips to Secure Garbage BagsBags in garbage cans slipping. I was getting frustrated with garbage bags slipping down on the inside of my tall kitchen garbage can every time I tried to put more garbage in.

 

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Hanging Plastic Bags For ReuseI recycle a LOT of sacks of every variety. By taking best care of each one, and In order to store as many and as neatly as possible, I smoothe out all air and flatten out all sacks, into stacks of the same kind.

 

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Smashing Cans Flat To Save SpaceWe used to do this when I was a child and to this day, I still do it for two reasons. When I open a can of food, after I empty it, I cut out the other end and put the lid inside then step on it to mash it flat.

 

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