Upcycle It! Susan’s Bag Bags

Grab Those Plastic Shopping Bags!

Hi, everyone! Not to take anything away from Litter Bit, but how often do you get the chance to upcycle plastic bags instead of recycle them?

Here’s what you need:

  • Plastic bags
  • Scissors
  • Crochet hook

They’re cute, durable, and every single one is completely unique. And that’s even before you add your own personal touches, like woven yarn art or yarn tassels!

While it isn’t a live-action tutorial, this video will give you an idea about making BAG BAGS:


Used Hotel Soap: Where Does It Go?

If you’re concerned about recycling, then you’ve no doubt worried—at one time or another—about items that don’t seem to be recyclable. For example, soaps; especially those little complementary bars (and the bottles of shampoo and conditioner, for that matter) you get at motels and hotels. Especially if you’ve only stayed one night at a motel, you may have agonized about what will happen to that unfinished bar or bottle you opened. At some places, the answer is yes—unfortunately, many hotels simply throw away those used products and they end up in landfills in the millions (an estimate of five million worldwide are tossed daily, with one million generated by the United States alone). But some hotels recycle their used soaps and shampoos.

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