Introduction: Recycled Bottle Tops to Seal (preserve)open Plastic Packets

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Last month I came across a random Facebook picture ( the kind that circulates itself through friends’ walls and you glance at it, maybe hit a like button, and then move on forgetting all about it 30 seconds later ) and fell in love with it. This one had a sliced off bottle cap sealing an open plastic bag.

Its very useful while surviving.

it is important to seal food packet after using it will be useful method.

Step 1: Material

You need:

Used plastic bottles Sharp,

heavy scissors

A Kitchen towel or soft cloth

Step 2:

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Wash and dry the bottle.

Using the scissors, make a puncture about 1-2″ from the ring.

Slide the scissor in into the puncture and cut it out in a circle.

Step 3:

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Slice the top of the plastic bag neatly.

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Gather the folds and insert the ring, and pull up the ends creating a ‘neck’.

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Seal the cap tight. You might have to push it down a bit to make the cap onto the ring.

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For thicker plastics, it’s wiser to use sturdy bottle caps with a wide mouth – like a juice bottle. For thin plastics, you can use water bottle caps. If the plastic is too stiff, then transfer to a more pliable bag, like a bread plastic bag, and then use the cap method to seal it.

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DEEJAY246 (author)2017-11-26

DAAAAAYUM!!! I have to try this right now, its so cool!

Amy Pond (author)2016-02-19

I really liked this idea! I cut up a Poland Springs (1.5 gal) top and used it on my Cheerios bag! Loved it and the whole bag stayed fresh until it was empty! Thanks for Sharing, I really thought it worked great! Amy Pond

pankajchauahan (author)Amy Pond2016-03-19


pankajchauahan (author)Amy Pond2016-03-19


madbee123 (author)2015-11-22

core you got bendy back digits thats amazing ! sorry i was distracted .great idea i will adopt it thanks for sharing>.

crickleymal (author)2015-11-17


sam102 (author)2015-10-21

great way to seal a pack

pankajchauahan (author)sam1022015-11-09


nitish153 (author)2015-10-21

really useful

pankajchauahan (author)nitish1532015-11-08


henry220 (author)2015-10-21

ya its very useful

can be used while camping

pankajchauahan (author)henry2202015-11-08

ya you can use it while camping,traveling...

omni669 (author)2015-10-21

unique way to preserve things

pankajchauahan (author)omni6692015-11-08


bobski_horner (author)2015-10-26

the best ideas are simple and this is a beaut

thank you

FreckledR (author)2015-11-08

Great trick!

pankajchauahan (author)FreckledR2015-11-08


Amy Pond (author)2015-10-26

I love this trick! I'm going to try this tonight.

THEFIRSTBDC (author)2015-10-20

I'm thinking a paper clip...chip-clip would do the job

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-10-18

Great life hack.

Thank you

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