Plastic bags of all descriptions make up more of our budgets than we would like. Sandwich bags, storage bags, trash bags, and yard waste bags all contribute to our monthly spending. However, I have a friend who claims to have spent nothing on storage or trash bags for over two years. How does she do it? She substitutes other, “free” bags in place of the ones you buy. There are lots of sources for “free” bags.
- Cereal/snack liner bags: My friend uses the waxy bags found in cereal and snack boxes in place of storage bags. All she needs is a twist tie or clip to seal them and keep the freshness in. She’s also been known to cut open these types of bags and use them