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"Free" Kitchen Can Bags

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Get a kitchen trash can that is the right size to be lined with those plastic bags that grocery stores use to bag your groceries. You will have to take the kitchen can to your big garbage can more frequently, but the payoff is a fresher smelling kitchen and no money spent on bags.

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If you recycle and don't have that much trash, it works very well. I can hide the small wastebasket under the sink, too
- Submitted by SLEEKKITTY 5/17/2010 in Saving Money | 6 Comments
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LORANNEBRONZE 5/18/2010 4:58:00 PM

    There is a law that we have to pay for plastic bags where I live. emoticon
ISHFISH 5/18/2010 4:04:00 PM

    I do this all the time. Plus, you're recycling so all those plastic (or paper) bags don't go to waste. Use them in the bedroom and bathroom too.
LADY_KATHY 5/18/2010 11:06:00 AM

    back in the day I bought 2 such trash cans/waste baskets which had upper knothces to hold the grocery bags. LOVE them. have not seen them since.
HHI0901 5/18/2010 12:50:00 AM

    Or, if you want to help save the environment, ask for paper bags and use THOSE for your trash bags.
SKIPSIDE 5/18/2010 12:25:00 AM

    I do this with bathroom trash cans as well.
MSEVERLAST 5/17/2010 11:36:00 PM

    I do that!

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