Surprising Uses for Zipper-Seal Bags
Zippered Plastic Bag as Beauty Product Storage
For overnight trips, fill bags with single portions of shampoo and conditioner. Protect Q-tips and cotton balls from moisture, or stash powder compacts in bags to prevent spills in your purse.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Office Supply Storage
Use various sizes to collect stamps, paper, and pens for writing notes or paying bills; stow markers to prevent ink stains; or keep paintbrushes moist during do-it-yourself projects.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Prep Bowl
Reduce food-preparation time by storing prechopped ingredients in these see-through bags.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Junk Drawer Organizer
Keep like items stored together in your catchall drawer. It'll make it easier to find loose change or spare batteries quickly.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Record Keeper
Keep receipts handy and wrinkle-free. Corral keys, your phone, and loose change before hitting airport security. Store your car’s insurance card and registration in the glove compartment.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Jewelry Storage
Snack-size bags are perfect for packing a weekend’s worth of jewelry. Bag silver jewelry to reduce tarnishing. Dedicate a bag to extra earring backs.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Clothing Storage
Off-season, maintain clothes by putting them in large bags. When traveling with a child, use a jumbo bag to pack a fresh outfit for her for each vacation day. Stash spare linens underneath a bed; add a fabric-softener sheet for a fresh smell.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Small Appliance Storage
Keep dust off of seldom used cooking tools and small appliances by storing them in a sealed bag when not in use.
Zippered Plastic Bag as Manual Storage
Put instructions in bags and tape them to the backs of the corresponding appliances.