We probably all have stacks and stacks of reusable printed tote bags piling up in our pantry, car, bedrooms, etc. that we can’t seem to want to part with. You probably think to yourself that they could come in handy for something, but oftentimes only end up using them at the grocery store. However, these tote bags can have some really great uses and can be very useful in a variety of ways. Start putting your printed tote bags to use with the following suggestions and say bye bye to them piling up in your home.
One use that printed tote bags can have is to be used as a travel bag. They make great carryon bags when flying or even on a train or bus. Use them on your trips to faraway lands, or even on your daily commute to the office. They are a great way to store all of the items you might needs such as books, magazines, games for the kids, snacks, a change of clothes; you name it! They are easy to travel with and can serve a variety of purposes. Pack a few extras for your beach trip and use them as a beach bag or a pool bag.
Donate to Charities or Consignment Stores
Another great use for printed tote bags that will make you feel good about what you are doing is donating them to a local charity. Many organizations can use these for their clients for a number of reasons. Also, consignment and thrift stores could make great use out of a donation of tote bags to allow their shoppers to have something to place their purchases in. Donating your tote bags can mean you can finally feel good about getting rid of your stash!
Use your printed tote bags as a fun way for your kids to pack their clothes and use as an overnight bag for sleepovers. With so much room to spare, your kids can pack everything they need to have a great time with their friends. You can also use the tote bags for a long weekend trip, depending on the size of the bag. This is a great way to travel without having to bring along bulky suitcases.
Another often overlooked use for tote bags is for home storage. These bags are great for categorizing and organizing items to store in your closets or other spaces. Some examples could include storing your kids’ sporting equipment in the garage, one bag for each sport. Or storing your winter accessories such as hats, scarves, and gloves in the top of your closet for easy access during the winter months.
As you can see, the uses for tote bags are endless, and you can get really creative with how you use them. These four secrets that you shouldn’t know about printed tote bags can help you finally start using your collection of tote bags for something other than gathering and transporting your groceries!