Typically used for less than 30 minutes, plastic shopping bags are rarely recycled. Many stores sell fabric bags or even bags made of recycled material. But here’s a way to kill two birds with one stone without spending any money.
Repurpose an unwanted t-shirt into a reusable tote bag. With just two quick seams and minimal cutting, you can create a t-shirt tote that is strong and washable. Plus, you can keep what might be a treasured souvenir that you just can’t bear to part with. Fold them up and stash a few in the car to carry groceries, books, gym clothes and more. It’s a great recycling project for schools or scout troops. Remember, the most eco-friendly bag you can use is one you already have.