Rebel Shop Geek Store

Subscribe

The State Of In-Car Technology And Autonomous Features
The State Of In-Car Technology And Autonomous Features

Bit Rebels Facebook Page
Startup Spotlight
The Smart Jean: A New Kind of Jean
Startup Ads
Previous Article
Check Out More Of Our Geekery
Next Article
DESIGN | 2 Years Ago By Diana Adams
Pin It

DIY Recycle Plastic Bags Into Useful Woven Baskets

Recycle Plastic Bags Into Baskets

There are tons of craft blogs out there that offer creative ideas when it comes to recycling and repurposing. I’ve even found some new ones lately that I learned about on Pinterest. Out of all of them though, I always seem to come back to my favorite one, which is Radmegan. It’s a blog run by Megan Andersen, and it’s always full of the most unique craft ideas ever.

For me, plastic bags are always a challenge because I want to recycle them instead of just throwing them in the garbage can. Recently, I started bringing my own cloth bags to the store (which a lot of people here do), so I don’t have as many plastic bags as I used to. However, I usually have a drawer in my kitchen full of them all the time.

I’ve written before about how you can crochet the plastic from those bags into a cozy blanket for the homeless. Today I’d like to share with you Megan’s idea, which is to weave them into cute little baskets. After four hours of twisting and molding, she created this medium sized basket. She even incorporated the different colors from the different bags into the basket. This is so much better than letting those bags fill up a landfill somewhere. Surprisingly, it doesn’t look that hard to do it either. If you’d like to try it for yourself, please click over to Megan’s article called Going Green with Wrapped Baskets.

Plastic-Bag-Weaved-Bowls

Plastic-Bag-Weaved-Bowls

Plastic-Bag-Weaved-Bowls

Plastic-Bag-Weaved-Bowls

Via: [Radmegan]

 
 
 
 
Author Avatar Image Representation

Author: Diana Adams


Diana has a passion for blogging and has written over 4,000 articles on Bit Rebels. In addition to being a writer, she is a seasoned editor who also loves to sell online advertising in creative ways. You can usually find Diana working in her home office in Atlanta or sitting in the corner of a downtown Starbucks somewhere with her mobile devices in one hand and a Grande Caramel Macchiato in the other. She loves Star Wars, hot chicken wings, and nice people. You can reach Diana at adamsconsulting3@gmail.com

Leave A Comment

You Might Also Like...
Bit Rebels
3B Printing Project: 80,000 Bees Make Whiskey Bottle Out Of Honeycomb
3B Printing Project: 80,000 Bees Make Whiskey Bottle Out Of Honeycomb
SHARES
259
Fight The Dark Side With The Lightsaber Knitting Needles
Fight The Dark Side With The Lightsaber Knitting Needles
SHARES
313
The 8 Unavoidable Secrets Of Success [Infographic]
The 8 Unavoidable Secrets Of Success [Infographic]
SHARES
312
6 Tips Which Will Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer [Video]
6 Tips Which Will Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer [Video]
SHARES
407
Post-Apocalyptic Fiber Optic Corset Dress Throbs To The Music
Post-Apocalyptic Fiber Optic Corset Dress Throbs To The Music
SHARES
221