If you go shopping often, you probably have a lot of plastic bags lying around your home. Plastic bags are way more useful than you would think. They aren’t just for picking up dog poo or for use as makeshift trash bags.

We’ve collected 35 of the best uses for plastic bags that you wouldn’t necessarily expect. So before you throw them away, why not try one of these 35 ways to reuse them. You can recycle and save money on other household items.

My family keeps all of the plastic bags from our trips to the grocery store – we all know that they are not great for the environment, so we might as well make the most use out of them that we can.