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How To Make A Reusable Bulk-Food Bag: A Tutorial

How To Make A Reusable Bulk-Food Bag: Let’s Get It Started!

7. Turn the bag right side out and admire. After you finish sewing up that last side, turn the bag right side out and voila!

You’ve made your first zero-waste reusable bulk food bag.
To tie the bag, you cinch up the top of the bag, wrap the tie around the top several times and then tuck the tie into one of the loops you’ve made to secure it (pictured to the right).
The picture to the right also showcases additional types of designs you might use. You can use stencils, stamps or just hand draw things.
The options are limitless and with each bag you create—you’re creating an eco-friendly way to buy bulk!
Dana, thank you so much for such a cool, handy and fun idea! Tell us, have you ever made your own reusable bulk-food bags? Will you? —Jenn
 
 

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4 Comments
  1. Diane says:

    Amazing post. It is really good if we know how to recycle things. We should follow the 4 Rs such as refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle. Thank you for the great information.

  2. Finally, a way to buy in bulk without hauling containers to the store or using disposable plastic bags! By using our fully-sealable and reusable cotton bags in place of plastic, we are immediately reducing our imprint on the earth. They make it simple to bring your bulk food home and easily transfer it to tightly-sealed storage containers.

  3. Tammy says:

    It’s important to do what we can to find ways to buy in bulk without using plastic bags. This DIY reusable bulk-food bag is a great idea! Green companies like InterBULK USA, that produce bulk bags is proud of its commitment to sustainable flow packaging. Their partnerships have kept over 15,000 bags per year out of landfills.

  4. Robert says:

    Very Helpful and Informative post.