How To Roll Plastic Shopping Bags

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Everyone has that 1 spot in their house that holds all the plastic shopping bags. For me, it's under the sink. I stuff them all in there until I need one then they all come flying out. What a disaster. I decided it was time to learn how to roll them into a space-saving dispenser! Heres how -
Time: 10 MinutesCost: $0Difficulty: Easy
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  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
First, you fold the bag in half and press all the air out.
  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
Next, you line the bags up. This is the important part - only let the handle from the second bag overlap the first bag. This is what will give you the dispensing effect.
  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
You then fold the top handle back and begin to roll down.
  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
You continue to roll and line the bags up, rolling downward only letting the handles overlap.
  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
Finally, you should have something that looks like this!
  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
My roll fit perfectly into an empty clorox container. I snapped the lid off, inserted the bags through the notches and replaced the cap.
  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
It's so easy! I just sit in front of the TV and roll the bags every so often. It saves SO much space under my sink and not to mention it looks nicer.
  • how to roll plastic shopping bags, how to
Check out the video below to watch me roll the bags!

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