Fabulous Uses for an Empty Dog or Cat Food Bag,プラダ カナパ 本物
Do you throw your empty dog food bags in the recycling bin? I used to until the recycling guys pointed out that dog and cat food bags can’t be recycled. I didn’t realize that most pet food bags were made with several layers of brown craft type paper with at least two plastic seals sandwiched within the paper. These plastic seals mean the bag can not be recycled with the mixed paper,プラダ 財布 アウトレット 佐野, unless the paper has been separated from the plastic. To remove the plastic liners so that the bag can be recycled,プラダ トートバッグ 重さ, the bag must first be turned inside out. Once reversed,プラダ 公式 iphone, grab hold of the inner plastic liner and pull it away from the paper. After this inner liner has been removed, peel back the layers of paper until you’ve located the second plastic liner. Separate this liner from the remaining layers of paper as well. The paper can now be placed in the recycling bin with the mixed paper,プラダ アウトレット アメリカ, and the seals should be disposed of in the rubbish bin. I simply turn the bag inside out,プラダ リュック チェック, pack the item inside the bag, then staple and tape shut. Large pet food bags can also be used to wrap art objects and other breakables for transport. The waterproof liner prevents the art work from getting damaged and the multiple layers of paper provide extra padding.
For gardeners,プラダ バッグ ピンクベージュ, large cat or dog food bags are perfect airtight containers for collecting those noxious weeds that have no place in a compost bin; weeds such as puncture vine, Scotch and Russian thistle, field bindweed, and others. I keep an empty dog food bag in the corner of my garden shed just for these type of weeds,プラダ キーケース, and close the bag with a clothes pin to prevent seed pods from escaping. Once the bag is completely full,プラダ アウトレット イタリア 戦利品, it is stapled shut and placed it out with the rubbish for pickup. The bag is strong enough to hold quite a bit of weight and can be easily carried out to the compost pile where it can be dumped and reused for another time. For families who don’t compost wood ashes, the bag can be stapled shut and tossed in the garbage can.
To contain smelly garbage
Whether it’s dog droppings or spoiled food,プラダ prada トートバッグ キャンバス, there’s some things we really don’t want stinking up our garbage can. Cat food bags do an amazing job of containing odor,prada カナパ l, are practically puncture proof, and are perfect for storing smelly garbage. We roll the top of the bag closed and staple it shut to keep those smelly odors contained.
As a surface protector
By slicing a large dog or cat food bag open along the side and bottom seam,プラダ 長財布, you can create a water proof pad that measures approximately three by three feet. This is a perfect size for protecting the garage floor when changing the oil in a chain saw,プラダ カナパ 値段, lawn mower or car. I also use an opened dog food bag to protect my kitchen table when painting craft items or repotting plants.
Just because a dog or cat food bag can’t be easily recycled means it has to be thrown out unused. By finding a second or even third life for those pet food bags,プラダ バッグ 人気, you’ll find yourself saving money while deferring waste headed to the landfill.
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