Carry A Customized Paper Bag And Save The Planet

Carry A Customized Paper Bag And Save The Planet

Paper is a renewable resource. It can be made from recycled paper and trees, but it’s also made from fossil fuels. So using paper that has been custom-made for you is an easy way to reduce the amount of waste we throw away every year. But what if your paper bag just isn’t big enough? What if you need something bigger, or more durable? 

You don’t have to make your own papers bags, either. All you really need is an old pair of scissors, some fabric scraps, and some creativity. Here’s how to go about making a handy bag that’s good for everything from groceries to clothes. 

Making a Large Paper Bag 

First things first. You’ll need two pieces of material. One is a square piece of cloth large enough to wrap around your body. In my case, I used a sheet of denim cut into a rectangle about 12″ x 18″. If you’re not going to use this bag for many years, you might want to get a thicker material like canvas or duck canvas. 

As the customization option is available in case of the paberkott, so a person should try to go for the large bags as they will cost reasonable to the people. In the long also they will prove to give the environment and the business organization a high amount of the retunes.

The other item you’ll need is a strip of fabric with holes. This will be your handles. Cut a 2 foot long piece of fabric, then thread the top through all three of the loops in the middle of the fabric. Make sure each of these “handles” is about 1/2 inch thick. 

Now comes the fun part. Take your square piece of cloth, fold it over twice lengthwise, then sew the edges together. (I actually sewed on all four sides, but you only need one side.) Now open up the bag, fold it in half down the center seam, and press it flat. 

Next, take your “handles” and tie them tightly around the opening of your bag. You can do any sort of knot you’d like, but personally I went with three knots tied together. Just remember that the tighter the better when it comes time to put it in a car trunk! 

This bag should work pretty well as a reusable grocery bag, but if you want to make it even more durable, try adding extra layers of fabric to the outside of your bag. This not only helps keep moisture out of the bag, but adds extra strength. 

Using A Fabric Reusable Shopping Bags 

If you want a bag that’s even more versatile than a standard grocery bag, try making a reusable shopping bag. First off, you’ll need to find a fabric that’s both strong and water resistant. There are hundreds of companies selling fabric that claims to be environmentally friendly and biodegradable, so check them out before buying. 

Once you’ve found a fabric you like, I recommend cutting a single piece of fabric big enough to wrap around your waist. Next, add a handle at the bottom of the bag. Thread the top of the handle through the hole in the center of your bag and attach it by tying it securely. Do the same thing for another handle, except this time, thread the top through the second hole in the center of the bag. 

Make sure each of the handles is about 1/2 inch thick. Then simply fill your bag with whatever you plan to carry inside. For example, I’m a big fan of plastic grocery sacks, because they’re small enough to fit in most cars without taking up too much space. Plus they’re sturdy enough to withstand a few bumps and bruises. 

To make your bag even more durable, you can buy reusable shopping bags that come with a built-in liner. They look like little drawstring bags, and they’re usually made of stronger fabric than regular shopping bags. These liners help protect your contents from getting damaged if you drop your grocery sack while running across the parking lot to catch a bus or train. 

But why stop there? Try putting a fabric lining in your bag along with your usual liner. This will help prevent liquid spills from soaking into your bag, which would ruin your fresh produce or delicate clothing. 

When it comes to bags, there’s no such thing as too big or too tough. By combining several simple materials, you can create a reusable bag that’s perfect for almost anything. Don’t let your trash go to waste, and start thinking about ways you can reduce the amount of waste you generate every day. 

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