Welcome Back

Blog Post

Unusual uses for zipper bags

Here are some more uses of zipper bags that you might not have thought of.

____________________________

Source – CNET

Keep your device safe while cooking – If you are reading a recipe off your phone or tablet, protect if from kitchen spills and drips by putting is safely into a zipper bag.

Keep your device clean – If you are at the park or at the beach, protect your mobile device from sand and dirt.

Keep dry at the pool – Sitting by the pool?  Put your phone in a zipper bag and protect if from getting wet.

Safe sous vide cooking – If you are crazy about sous vide cooking, try using zipper bags for the process. Food safe zipper bags won’t leach chemicals and work well!

Quick camera cover – if you like taking photo’s when it rains protect your camera with a large zipper bag. If you keep the plastic tight over the lens you’ll still be able to take great pictures or you can cut a hole in the plastic and uncover the lens that way but keeping the rest of the camera protected

Keep your fridge cool – Store a few zipper bags full of water in the freezer and when you have a power outage put them in the fridge to keep the air cool and protect your perishables while the power is off.

Keep documents safe and dry – store important documents like your ID and passports in a zipper bag.

Outdoor Shower – Attach a zipper bag to the end of your garden hose. Poke holes in the zipper bag. Now you have an outdoor shower to rinse off mucky kids or as a gentle spray for delicate garden plants.

 

Unusual uses for zipper bags

 

 

Related Posts

Store fresh cherries in a ziplock bag
How to Recycle a Zipper Bag

A useful blog on how to recycle a zipper bag - although these bags

Reducing waste over Christmas
Ways to reduce waste over Christmas

As we approach Christmas, it's good to keep thinking about our environment and how

Thinking responsibly about plastics
Thinking Responsibly About Plastic

Here is an interesting article from Henkel regarding thinking responsibly about plastics.  Please follow

Wash a zipper bag
How to Wash a Zipper Bag

Don't throw them out!  Wash them!  And here's how........... Follow the link to the original

In defense of the plastic bag
The future of plastic

We are all wondering what the future of single use plastics might be.  Here

Specialised Zipper bag
What are PP, OPP, and BOPP bags?

PP? OPP? BOPP?  What are we talking about??  Here's an informative article explaining the

Recycle
Plastics recycling figures 2017

2017 Plastics recycling figures - Plastixportal "Plastics recycling in South Africa has continued to grow Johannesburg,

Plastic alternatives
Plastic Alternatives

Plastics have become a very controversial issue - here are a few interesting articles

Branded Shopping Bags Western Cape
How are Plastic Bags made?

From Sciencing comes the following information on how plastic bags are made..........  Please follow

Sandwich bag
Re-use your zipper bags

Here are some great ideas from The Secret Yumiverse   Re-use your zipper bags Proficient Packaging is

Wet Phone
How to save a wet phone using a zipper bag

Did you know you can save a wet phone using a zipper bag?  You

Zipper bags in space - specimen bags
Zipper Bags in Space!

Here is an interesting article regarding the use of Bitran Bags (Zipper bags) on

Store fresh cherries in a ziplock bag
What can I use my zipper bag for?

Zipper bags are a great way to store food but there are a myriad

Zipper bags
Is Food Packaging Sustainable?

Here is a good article from a few years ago looking at the problem

Zipper bags - ziploc bags
Benefits of Plastic Packaging

Here are a few more articles surrounding the plastic packaging debate.  Enjoy the read. ______________________________________ Top

Branded Shopping Bags Western Cape
Advantages of Plastic

There is a lot of debate about the disadvantage and advantages of plastic -

Recycle
Understanding the Plastic Recycling Codes

This is a very informative article from EarthEasy helping us understand the codes and

In defense of the plastic bag
In Defense of the Plastic Bag

An interesting article from Green Biz on this rather controversial subject.  Take a read

Zipper bags
You’ve been closing your ziploc bag all wrong!

Here's how to do it! Great tips from This Is Insider and Bustle ----------------------------------------- You've been

DIY Plastic Flowers
Plastic Recycling

Ever wondered about the process of recyling and what your recycled plastics can be

The future of single use plastics
The Future of Single Use Plastics

Here is something interesting on single use plastics.  Please guys, use and reuse the

Branded Shopping Bags Western Cape
Packaging Sells the Product

Here are a couple of great articles on why packaging is so important.  Enjoy

Chichen Zipper Bags
Why Branding is Important

Proficient Packaging can custom make flexible packaging to almost any size, almost any colour,  with

Zipper bags
How to Recycle Ziploc Bags

"Ziploc bags, aka sandwich bags or resealable plastic bags, are starting to be accepted

Growing seeds in a zipper bag
Growing Seeds in a Zipper Bag!

This is a great thing to do with your kids but also a great

Plastic Shade Balls
Shade Balls Help LA Save Water

The Daily Mail reported that 96 million plastic balls were released into the 175 acre

Cleaning up our oceans
Cleaning Up Our Oceans

OVER 5 TRILLION PIECES OF PLASTIC CURRENTLY LITTER THE OCEAN Trash accumulates in 5 ocean

Zipper bags
Are Zipper Bags Good For Keeping Water Out?

Can Zipper Bags For Cars Keep Flood Waters Out? According to the Insurance Council of

DIY Plastic Garden Markers - How to reuse plastic items
Plastic Flower Garden Markers

A few weeks ago we put our first seeds into the garden, just a

DIY Plastic Bag Skipping Rope - Reuse plastic bags
DIY Plastic Bag Jump Rope

"I really do make a huge effort to not get plastic bags, yet somehow

Plastic Bag Planters
How to Use Plastic Bags As Plant Containers

Planting in plastic bags is cheaper than purchasing plastic or clay pots for your

Grow lettuce in a plastic bag plant container
Growing Lettuce in a Reusable Grocery Bag

Some Lettuce Container Garden Basics It's easy to grow lettuce in plastic, reusable lunch bags,

Grow veggies in plastic bag plant containers
How to Plant Vegetables in Plastic Bag Containers

Plastic bags are an alternative to traditional planters when starting a container vegetable garden.

Ecobricks - reuse materials that you can't recycle
Ecobricking is a Deep Solution for Plastic

We envision a world where plastic is put to proper use, where we have

DIY Plastic Flowers
Ways to Upcycle Plastic Bags – Plastic Flowers

A plastic bag is cut into strips to create this plastic bag bow –

Recycle your plastic bags!
Ways To Reuse Plastic Bags

  A couple of weeks ago I had a friend visit me from California. As