Introduction: Fold-a-Bag

Ever wonder how to keep your plastic bags organized and not all crumpled and wrinkly? Problem solved!

Today, I wanted to share with everyone my technique on how I keep my plastic bags organized and easily accessibile when needed. It's a fast and easy way and when you need to tote around plastic bags for any reason, they won't look so ugly.

Any questions, let me know!


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Step 1: Flatten the Bag

Flatten the bag like picture shown.

Step 2:

Fold bag in half. "hot dog style"

Step 3:

Fold in half again. "hot dog style"

Step 4:

Now fold one end to meet the spine of the edge. 

Step 5:

Now just keep folding it. It's like a paper football. 

Step 6:

Once you get to the end just tuck the small left over part into the slot. 

Step 7: Finished!

TADA! You're finished! Now your plastic bags won't take up so much room, and it won't be all wrinkly and crumpled. 

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    2 Discussions


    7 years ago on Introduction

    I like it! For years I've been doing everything except the triangle part, so I haven't had the slot to 'lock' it closed. This is much better than trying to find rubber bands to keep a bunch of bags from flopping open again! Thank you for posting this!


    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Thank you! I"m so glad you liked it. Now, you don't have to worry about rubberbands, and extra accessories to hold your bags together. :)