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Eco-friendly Alternatives to Plastic Bags

While plastic bags are convenient for consumers, the sad truth is they're extremely harmful to the environment and wildlife. Here are some better alternatives.

10 Ways to Organize and Store Paper Bags

10 Ways to Organize and Store Paper Bags


10 Ways to Organize and Store Plastic Bags

Having a barrage of plastic bags fly out of your cabinet every time you open it can be downright maddening....


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15 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

The modern garbage disposal has been a tremendous boon for homeowners and renters worldwide. It provides a quick and sanitary...


How to Double Your Resealable Bags

Save some money by easily doubling your resealable bags in seconds.

Why You Should Store Extra Bags in Your Trash Can

Taking the garbage out is my least favorite chore because there are so many garbage cans around the house. Check...


Is It Safe to Wash and Reuse Zip-Top Bags?

We investigate when (and how) to make your zip-top bags reusable.

How to Reuse Your Vacuum Cleaner Bags (Yes, It’s Possible!)

In a pinch, a vacuum cleaner bag is actually reusable. The bottom end of the bag is usually folded over...


Cheap Bag Dispenser

Plastic grocery bags turn up everywhere these days, so you might as well corral them for reuse.


Clear Leaf Bags for Storage

Clear leaf bags are a great storage solution


Simple Way to Add Traction to Your Car for Winter Driving

Adding water softener salt bags in the trunk of your rear-wheel-drive vehicle will add weight to the backside of your...

Trash Bag Dispenser

You can build a simple dispenser for your trash bags using 1/2-inch pipe and a few fittings. Screw a floor...


Cardboard Box Bag Dispenser

Cut a hole in a box so you can pull out one bag at a time. It's perfect for pet...


Paper Towel Roll Bag Storage

Stuff as many plastic grocery bags as possible into an empty paper towel roll. Then toss the roll in a...


Tips for Replacing Vacuum Filters

Bagless vacuums need frequent filter changes