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18 Mar 2013

When it comes to all the little things in life, re-sealable bags can make a big difference - whether you're at home, work or play.

GLAD provides a few handy uses for Zip Seal plastic bags:

  1. GLAD zip seal storage bags have a number of practical uses outside of the kitchen and come in a variety of sizes to fit any situation.

    On picnics, keep salad dressing or sauces in a small zip seal bags and afterwards, store your dirty cutlery in a bag to keep your picnic basket clean and hygienic. Keep salad leaves fresh at picnics and barbecues by storing them in a large zip seal bag.
     
  2. When at the swimming pool or sea, keep your camera and valuables in zip seal bags to protect them from the water and keep them dry.
     
  3. Cut up orange wedges the night before a live sports game or match and store them overnight in a zip seal bag to keep them fresh for half-time. For a healthy snack keep cut carrots or celery in bags in the fridge so you always have a healthy snack on hand.
     
  4. For a no fuss, no mess way to crumb meat, poultry or fish, put meat or fish in a zip seal bag with breadcrumbs and shake. Store leftovers such as onions, mushrooms, grated cheese, bread crumbs and even herbs in a zip seal bag in the freezer and use as needed.
     
  5. Large zip seal bags are great for storing and protecting loose recipe clippings from magazines and the manuals and warranties for kitchen and household appliances.
     
  6. Use snack sized zip seal bags to store opened seedling packets, shells, small souvenirs, sentimental items and even jewellery. This will keep them from getting lost and keep your drawers tidy and organized if you label the bags.
     
  7. Use zip seal bags to store fish, fruits, vegetables, jewellery, golf accessories and so much more.

    Use them to protect your first aid kit as the seal ensures sterile medical supplies like bandages, band aids and lotions stay dry and clean.
     
  8. Use them to store and protect golf tees, golf balls, markers, mouth guards and other sporting accessories.
     
  9. Organise your bathroom cabinet by using zip seal bags to store cosmetics, hair clips, nail files and polish, soap, shaving supplies or medications and vitamins.
     
  10. When you've finished painting, place your paint brush in one with a little water or mineral turps. Secure the bag at the top with the seal and cleanse the bristles through the bag with your fingers to keep your hands clean and save on turps.

GLAD Zip Seal Bags have a clever seal lets you know it’s sealed properly when the blue and yellow strip becomes green when closed. Plus they have a printed white strip already on them, to write on the contents and date stored.

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