Reusing Cat and Dog Food Bags

Cat and dog food bags are sturdy sacks that can be reused a number of ways before being recycled.

| June/July 2015

Dog Food Bag

Cat and dog food bags make excellent mouse-proof storage containers.

Photo by Hannah Kincaid

After emptying your cat, dog or livestock food bags, you can reuse the empty sacks for sorting and transporting recyclable items. The bags don’t rip when they get wet and can be used several times.

You can also use them for storing items, because mice usually can’t chew through them. To keep them closed, you can sew the tops together, or fold them over and use clips to hold them in place.

Diana Katona
Hornbrook, California

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