A Backyard Garbage Bag Holder

If you need a trash can substitute that's safe from marauding ground critters, here's a garbage bag holder you can make yourself from simple materials.



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The garbage bag holder in use.
Photo by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
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Twist the neck of plastic trash bags tightly and place between the cam and the bird. The weight of the bag will pull the clamp mechanism tight.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff
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Use this pattern to make the garbage bag holder's bird element.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff











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