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Interesting Uses For Brown Paper Bags You May Not Know About

CA – February 11, 2016 – Brown paper bags are a great alternative to plastic bags because they are more environment-friendly and pose fewer risks than plastic bags. For this reason, there are a lot of grocery stores and supermarkets that promote the use of brown paper bags. However, one of the biggest problems concerning paper bags is that they tend to pile up. Since people shop for groceries a lot, they tend to take home with them a number of paper bags that would be left unused causing them to pile up. When they do, the homeowners would then throw those brown paper bags away. Know that when you do so, you are not just harming the environment by taking these paper bags to a landfill you are also wasting great recycling opportunities.

Brown paper bags can be reused in a number of ways. All you have to is be creative and use your mind. Here are some interesting uses for brown paper bags that you are probably unaware of.

  1. Wrapping Paper. Yes, if a special occasion is coming up soon, why not wrap your gift with brown paper bags? Upon doing so, you’ll find that brown paper bags can make very attractive wrapping paper. Just make sure to use clean and undamaged paper bags. Adding a few decorative items such as ribbons can also enhance its appearance.
  2. Mini Scrapbook. What you probably don’t know is that you can also use brown paper bags as pages for a scrapbook. By doing so, you can effectively cut costs on supplies for the scrapbook.
  3. Turn your brown paper bags into envelopes by cutting and folding away. If you have a large stock of brown paper bags, turning them into envelopes can help you store them easier for future use.
  4. Transform paper bags into bright, colorful luminaries for the next special occasion!
  5. Compost Material. One of the most environment-friendly uses for Paper Mart paper bags is that they can also be used for compost. Shred them and add them to your compost pile to boost the browns.
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