Make a Pirs Out of Plastic Bags

How To : Make a sturdy tote from plastic shopping bags

With only a few simple steps, you could be on your way to making an eco-friendly and fashionable tote! Put the plastic bags from grocery and retail stores to creative use by fashioning them into a sturdy tote. Step 1: Collect plastics bags Collect at least 30 clean plastic b ...more

How To : Make rope from plastic bags in an emergency

Need rope, but don't have any. This is a great emergency trick for making rope with plastic bags. This video demonstrates a simple method for converting your used plastic bags into rope. It requires only bags and a working set of hands. It's a easy way to reuse plastic bags - ...more

How To : Fuse plastic bags into a laptop case

Recycle plastic bags! Watch this video to learn from Threadbanger how you can turn those wasteful and polluting plastic bags into something useful. Upcycle them into a laptop case. It's convenient and something you'll always have a need for. So why not? Watch this video and yo ...more

How To : Reduce waste from plastic bags

Here is the real answer to the question: Paper or plastic? Join your friendly neighbor for a fireside chat about plastic bags and how Americans consume 380 billion of them a year. If you don't need a bag, don't take one. You can use fabric bags and reuse them over and over aga ...more

How To : Recycle your plastic grocery bags into a dog leash

In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle plastic grocery bags into a dog leash. To begin, you will cut the plastic bags in half, then cut off the handles of the bags. Next, apply glue to the entire bag, then roll up into a straight line. Continue to do this for several differ ...more

How To : 12 Nifty Ways to Reuse Plastic Grocery Bags

If you are like most people, you have a lot of plastic grocery bags lying around the house. Most of us end up reusing them as trash bags for small trash cans, doggy-doo pickup, kitty litter box liners, or plastic versions of a paper lunch sack. But for people who want to get ...more

How To : Minimize plastic bag waste and use reusable bags

Paper Bags Are Better Than Plastic, Right? Plastic bags gobble up natural resources and cause significant pollution. Watch this video to learn how to minimize plastic bag use by using reusable bags for a greener, more eco-friendly lifestyle.

How To : Steampunk an External Hard Drive Case

There's something about the world of steampunk that fascinates me. WonderHowTo has plenty of steampunk projects, like the hardware chess set, binocular goggles, and even a lesson on fashion. But nothing screams steampunk more than nevets_mcd's hard drive case. This case proj ...more

How To : Create a hand bag using a plastic bag

Create a hand bag using a plastic bag with this video tutorial. We really have to do something with these plastic bags, it spoils nature so dramatically. So, first we have to cut the bottom of the bag. Try to leave the maximum of the bag intact. Second, cut off the handles, b ...more

How To : Make mosquito netting using a plastic bag

To make mosquito netting, using a plastic bag, you will need the following: a butane torch or a campfire, a lathe, thumbtacks, and a plastic bags. The holes need to be 2 mm or less. Heat up the lathe. Lay the plastic bag on a flat and protected surface. Run the heated lathe o ...more

How To : Make a homemade hot air balloon

Think a hot air balloon is something you can only read about in books? Think again. In this six-part science based tutorial, learn how to make your very own hot air balloon using science & the following easy to find materials: plastic bags, plastic drinking straws, thin candle ...more

How To : Make potato plastic

Ravi Carlson teaches you how to make potato plastic in this video tutorial with glycerin, a potato (or pre-made potato starch), baking soda, and white vinegar. So, don't save plastic grocery bags, or go out and buy plastic materials that will cost you millions, make your own. ...more

How To : Protect food from animals while camping

Getting back to nature can be an incredibly rewarding experience – unless critters come along and ruin it! Here's how to keep your food from being plundered. To keep your food protected while camping out in the great outdoors, try bringing along a cooler, a cloth or nylon sack ...more

How To : Turn your slow cooker into a sous-vide machine

A sous-vide is an "under vacuum," a method of cooking food sealed in plastic bags and then dipped into a water bath that typically takes up to 72 hours to complete. Why cook your food in plastic baggies, you ask? To make sure all the ingredients come out pure and unadulterated ...more

How To : Make a vegetarian school lunch with Tamra Davis

In this video, we learn how to make a vegetarian school lunch with Tamra Davis. First, you need to prepare your lunch box and place an ice pack in the freezer. Now, prepare the lunch by adding a main dish, such as a sandwich, burrito, or pasta. Add in a dairy item, such as che ...more

How To : Tie a supersized rope spider web for Halloween

Spooky Halloween parties necessitate a certain amount of creeptastic spider webs, but the cheap cottony stuff that comes in plastic bags at most retailers feel fake and have been overused over the last few years. Create a Halloween centerpiece that turns a spiderweb into a fa ...more

How To : Sack out and desensitize a horse

In this video tutorial from thinklikeahorse you will learn how to Sack out and desensitize a horse. It is about removing fear from the horse and not creating fear. By this the horse learns not to react instinctively to its fear. This also enables you to read your horse. You fi ...more

How To : Cook a quick and easy perfect Thanksgiving turkey

Take the stress out of your Thanksgiving dinner showpiece when you roast up a moist, golden bird. Learn how to cook the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. You will need: 12-14 lb. kosher or self-basting turkey roasting pan with rack aluminum foil large plate instant-read thermometer ...more

How To : Make a paper turntable

Okay, this is one of the coolest eco-friendly projects we've ever seen. If weaving plastic bags into a reusable tote bag is not your thing, then maybe this is. Check out the video to learn how to build a paper turntable made entirely out of reused materials. It's chic, very i ...more

How To : Create an explosive soda bottle rocket

Recyling your used plastic bottles and bags by taking them to the recyling center is a great way to save the environment, but you can turn recycling into a fun project by reusing your soda bottle as a rocket. Watch this tutorial by Make Magazine to see how to launch a soda bo ...more

How To : Build a plastic bag dispenser

Tired of plastic shopping bags everywhere? This instructional video shows a simple, practical, project you can do at home. All you need is a pastic bottle. Tidy up your kitchen from the clutter of plastic bags by making this handy plastic bag dispenser.

How To : Make homemade ice cream in a plastic bag

No ice cream? No problem! You probably have the ingredients at home to whip some up. Watch this video to learn how to make homemade ice cream in a plastic bag. You Will Need * Two resealable plastic bags, one gallon-sized and one quart-sized * 1/2 c reduced-fat or whole milk ...more

News : Bag it without the Plastic!

Get Rid of that Plastic Guilt! Hip, Hip, Hurray I found organic reusable vegetable bags today. Ran across this wonderful shop called wonderthunder, on Etsy and had to share. I love my farmers market, but I get such guilt when the farmer asks if I want a plastic bag for my newl ...more

How To : Tie a slip knot in a plastic grocery bag

Have you ever wondered how to tie a slip knot on your grocery bags? When we go to the grocery store, the clerks always tie the bags in a carrying knot. With this easy to follow video, tying these knots is made easy. Knots always seem perplexing, but now they are easy to do. Th ...more

How To : Make foods last longer

Keep foods fresher longer with these tricks. Learn how to make your food last longer. You Will Need: * Bread * An apple * Brown bags * Plastic bags * Paper towels Step 1: Keep cookies crisp Keep the treats in your cookie jar from getting stale by putting a piece of bread – p ...more

How To : Freeze food properly

Don’t toss foods into the freezer willy-nilly and hope for the best! Storing them correctly preserves taste and texture. Learn how to freeze food properly. You Will Need * Masking tape * Permanent marker * Freezer-safe plastic bags and containers * Heavy-duty aluminum foil * ...more

How To : Make a mini survival kit in an Altoid's tin

WeaponCollector teaches viewers how to make a mini survival kit using an Altoid's tin. You can get an S.A.S. guide for exact instructions and further information on what you will need in an survival kit. First, you should make sure you have rubber bands around your tin to hold ...more

How To : Store your winter clothes

Make sure your winter wardrobe survives the summer by putting it away properly. Learn how to store your winter clothes. You Will Need: * Acid-free tissue paper * Plastic trash bags, plastic boxes with mesh-type lids, or cardboard boxes * Hangers with clips * A soft cotton clo ...more

How To : Preserve string beans by freezing

Want to have fresh produce year-round? Extend the life of garden vegetables by freezing your green beans or string beans. This is an easy cooking technique you can use, all you need is a pot, some water and a few plastic bags to keep your vegetables fresh for a long period of ...more

How To : Travel light to avoid baggage fees

It seems like there's never any breaks in air travel when it comes to money. The airfares just keep rising, and now most major airlines charge for all checked baggage, so carry-ons are the way to go. But you need to know how to take it easy with your packing list. Pack light a ...more

How To : Make gorp for hiking

Whether it stands for “good old raisins and peanuts” or “granola, oats, raisins, and peanuts,” gorp is a great food for the outdoors. Learn how to make gorp for your next camping trip. You will need: a bowl nuts or seeds, like peanuts, almonds or sunflower seeds granola or cer ...more

How To : Make a book out of recycled material

Make your own book out of recycled material. You can use thick cardboard pieces for each page. Find some strong tape to make an outer binding. Tape each page of the book down with masking tape. You can then reenforce it by glueing down strips of brown paper bag. Decorate your ...more

How To : Make an eco-friendly shopping bag

Learn how to make a green, eco-friendly grocery bag. This is a great fashionable way to cut down on paper or plastic bags. All you need is some pretty fabric and a sewing machine. Remember this bag the next time you are going shopping.

How To : Cook with fresh herbs

Chris Smith discusses the how to on use fresh herbs through out your recipes for a healthy diet. Herbs can be stored in plastic bags for freshness, and can be used to liven up a diabetics diet.

How To : Make ice cream in a bag

This short video teaches you how to make real ice cream with your preschooler with just some plastic bags. This is a wonderful activity for using measuring skills, scooping and pouring skills, and experiencing a science reaction. The best part is the great tasting ice you can ...more

How To : Cut a cantaloupe

A subtly sweet melon, cantaloupe is a refreshing summertime snack. See the different ways to cut a cantaloupe, from chunks to slices. You know your cantaloupe is ripe when it: yields to slight pressure, has yellowish skin, has a fresh aroma at the end where the stem was attach ...more

How To : Grow plants from cuttings

Growing plants from cuttings is an inexpensive way to expand your garden. With patience and the right technique, it can be done fairly easily. You Will Need * Pruning shears * Sand * Peat moss * Plant containers * Plastic zipper bags * Potting soil * Clean container to hold yo ...more

How To : Do an animal blubber (fat) glove experiment

In this video, we learn how to do an animal blubber (fat) glove experiment. You will need: a big bowl with ice water in it, 4 plastic bags, thermometers, and some vegetable shortening. To start, you will take the shortening and scoop it into plastic bag and then stick one of y ...more

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