yet another way to recycle old tees

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Did You Know…. Plastic shopping bags are
typically used less than 30 minutes and only 1 % are recycled. The
average American adult uses approximately 288 bags a year, or 22,000*
in an average lifetime…

Recycle your shirts into tote bags to replace the ones you get from the store using a t-shirt, some pins, and your sewing machine.

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  • Reply Lori June 15, 2009 at 12:20 pm

    I love this idea!

  • Reply AmberLee June 17, 2009 at 7:46 am

    hooray! I love this idea. and they’re so fashionable.

  • Reply Renee June 17, 2009 at 4:13 pm

    Great craft activity to do with a group of kids! Plan to try it with last year’s Hospice Fun Run t shirts and then let the kids use them for pool bags!

  • Reply Catie Ronquillo June 18, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    I love this! I have a bunch of old t-shirts that would be excellent contenders for this and I can’t part with them otherwise :) Thanks for sharing!

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