Sealing up "leftovers" - Fiberglass RV

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Old 07-20-2011, 06:57 PM   #1
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Sealing up "leftovers"




The guy who first thought of the idea should be given an award for originality!!!

Seal Plastic Bags with Old Bottle Caps

Cut up a disposable water bottleand keep the neck and top, as in photo.

Insert the plastic bag through the neck and screw the top to seal.

The bag is made to be air-tight, such that water will not leak, the secret lies with the top and screw cap!

This is a great idea to share.

Good for us and the environment too.

Zip-top bags are great, but sometimes you buy something in bulk and you're stuck with an unsealable bag. Home-centric blog Re-Nest shows us an easy way to give these bags an airtight seal with an old water bottle.

All you need to do is cut off the top of the bottle and take off the cap. Push the bag through the bottle neck, fold it over the edges, and twist the cap back on. Now, your bag has an air and water tight seal, and you didn't have to waste the bag.


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Old 07-23-2011, 07:02 AM   #2
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Old 07-23-2011, 07:18 AM   #3
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That is a great idea for canoeing. The zip-lock bags are not always dependable, so I will try this one.

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Old 07-25-2011, 12:33 PM   #4
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Great idea! I'll do it!
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Old 07-30-2011, 07:28 PM   #5
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looks cool! and after seeing those tv commercials about the zillllllions of empty plastic bottles used every year, plus the info about that huge pile of plastic swirling in a vortex somewhere in the pacific between hawaii and japan, any ability to re-use some plastic and cut down on purchasing more (ie. bags) sounds like a really green idea to me!
i'm in.....
thanks for the info
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Old 10-11-2011, 08:04 AM   #6
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I love that lifehacker site. I always forget about it and then when I go there I spend HOURS looking at things I'll never do. LOL. Thanks for the share.

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