How to fold plastic bags

26 Feb

Plastic bags are evil. We all know that. (You knew that, right?)

But for some reason people still end up with a few around the house. I try to re-use them, but no one wants a wad of plastic bags jumping out of a cabinet or closet — or to carry them around to Target or the grocery store. So I fold them into compact little triangles. Which, weirdly, mesmerizes people. Here’s how to do it:

They’re also good for throwing at people. Not that you should ever throw plastic bag triangles at people. Or cats.

2 Responses to “How to fold plastic bags”

  1. Kevin 02. Mar, 2010 at 1:09 pm #

    Ha! At work we take plastic bags and throw them at each other. We’ve talked about putting pieces of chocolate (instead of rocks) inside for weight.

  2. The Modern Gal 23. Mar, 2010 at 2:24 pm #

    That is a fabulous idea.

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