Here at The Kitchn, we're all about reusing and reducing waste. This plastic bag dryer helps us be more efficient about reusing our plastic storage bags as it makes drying them a snap.
Having a countertop bag dryer helps washed bags dry faster, and keeps them from taking up space in the dishrack. Plus, the dryer is compact in size, so it's easy to store when not in use.
Get it at Gaiam for $19.
tell me this is another joke?
no way! I love mine and use it for reusable water bottles, like my Platypus, too.
Hmmm, wouldn't chopsticks in a glass do the same thing? I usually prop a few chopsticks in my dishrack and hang the bags on that.
I have a friend who would just turn them inside out and towel dry them.
I turn my bags inside out and clip them the utensil rack that hangs above my stove. When the oven's on, the heat from the vent dries them pretty quickly.
o c'mon, that is the most stupid use for $19 ever. Put them in your dish drainer.
I had some small wooden dowels (like you can buy at a craft store) laying around and put five or six into a smallish vase. The dowels spread out just enough to hang the bags on.I agree, $19 is ridiculous for something that can be easily made from stuff around the house.
agreed - spend $19 on something more useful, like biobags. i wash mine inside out and leave them to dry on the dishes/utensils in the dishrack.
I dry my bags by sticking them on the wall upside down when they´re damp. I think it is really static that keeps them there, because even after they are dry they just stay stuck to the wall until you put them away.
I just pin mine to the kitchen blind above the radiator (hot air rises and dries them) with a clothespeg.
I got one of these as a gift a few years ago, and I have been glad to have it. I use it all the time.
April Fool! Oh, what?
I saw something similar, or possibly the same product, on Martha Stewart's TV show the other morning. Personally, I think it's a waste of water to wash plastic bags. I would aim for using less plastic rather than wasting water washing used ones...
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