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Recycling toilet paper rolls

Many cities across America are now banning plastic shopping bags to reduce their environmental impact, which means you might be re-using and recycling them as much as you can! But where can you put them all without causing a clutter?

"Paper towel and toilet rolls are already bought and paid for and they're completely portable, and they make great space-saving storage containers for plastic bags," says Zorianna Kit, our organizing expert.

Stuff the plastic bags into the cardboard tubes. Then simply label what bags you're putting in there and what you want to use them for, and they can go anywhere. You can use them for:

  • Shopping bags
  • Produce bags
  • Ziploc bags

As for the toilet paper roll, Zorianna says, "Take two pieces like this and cut a line down the shaft of each tube, then wrap it around the wrapping paper tube. By putting them on, they act like clamps and keep your wrapping paper from un-spooling."

If you have a dog, you can store "poop bags" in the roll for your next walk. Or, if you have kids, you can use them to store hair bands, rubber bands, bobby pins and hair clips.

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