100 uses for a plastic bag

Yes, I've been meaning to write a book with this mesmerising title. It would be very topical as all major supermarkets are trying to entice customers to recycle their plastic bags! The fact is that I've been recycling plastic bags for years now, although some of my uses might not be that orthodox. You might guess some of them: to store stuff in the freezer, to keep bread or a cake in an open tin fresh, to put shoes and dirty clothes in when I'm travelling, to carry my wet stuff after a swim, to put a dirty nappy in...

But there are other uses you might have not thought of, such as: to fill with cuttings from my garden to tip in the compost heap, to dispose of snails and slugs (which are eating my vegetables and flowers), to store compost and other stuff in the shed and to use as a head wrap when I'm dying my hair or doing some DIY.

I'm sure if I think hard there are other uses, but motherhood has softened my brain, so that's it folks. I'm open to suggestions, though!
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Invite the Party said...

You can actually knit using plastic bags as the yarn. You would make purse/totes, or shopping bags. I've never done it but alway say I'm going to try. I saw it on the on a show called Knitty Gritty
Can't wait to see what other uses you come up with.