The greatest challenge in house and yard cleanup is holding the trash bag open. Garbage cans can be restricting and reduce the amount of trash that a large bag can hold. Combat this with an open-sided PVC pipe creation that holds the garbage bag open without restricting its ability to hold contents. Without much effort, an additional attachment can be installed to dispense trash bags as they are needed. Create a commodity in minutes that will greatly improve the convenience of clean up!
Things You'll Need
- 9 1-foot long sections of PVC pipe
- 2 3-foot long sections of PVC pipe
- 2 2.5-foot long sections of PVC pipe
- 2 6-inch long sections of PVC pipe
- 4 three-way corner connectors
- 2 T connectors
- 4 1-foot strings
- 4 snap clamps
- Trash bags
Create a square by attaching four 1-foot segments of PVC pipe with three-way corner connectors. Place a 3-foot section of pipe in the top openings of the two rear corner connectors.
Place a 2.5-foot section of pipe in the top openings of the front two connectors. Place a T connector on top of each of these sections, with the middle openings of the T connectors facing each other. Place a 6-inch section of pipe in the top opening of the T connector.
Place a three-way corner connector on top of each of the pipe segments. The middle of the corner connector should face downward, and the remaining openings should mimic the square below. Attach these connectors with a 1-foot section of pipe between each.
Tie a 1-foot string around the base of each top corner connector. Tie a snap clamp around the opposite end of the string. These clamps can be used to hold the garbage bag in place.
Create the trash bag dispenser by cutting a long slit in the side of a 1-foot segment of pipe. Stuff a roll of trash bags in the end of the pipe segment. Pull the end of one until it protrudes slightly from the cut. Fit this segment between the T connectors above the 2.5-foot pipe section. When one garbage bag is removed, the end of the next will protrude. Remove the segment to refill the dispenser.
How to Make a Plastic Bag Dispenser
Tired of that heap of plastic grocery and shopping bags stuffed under your sink or shoved into a drawer? Those bags come...
How to Build a Wooden Trash Bin
If you're not a fan of the big, unslightly trash can that's taking up valuable space in your otherwise sleek and organized...
How to Make A Really Handy Lawn Leaf Bag Holder
This article will describe how to make a really handy lawn leaf bag holder. Features no bottom so you don't have to...
How to Make Flowers From Plastic Trash Bags
Decorating with homemade items is one way to put a personal spin on your environment. Use readily available and inexpensive items to...
How to Build an Outside Trash Can Holder
Having an eyesore trash can outside your house or in the street where you live can often lower the appeal of your...
How to Compare the Strength of Trash Bags
There are few things in life more frustrating than having a garbage bag rip just as you are carrying it out of...
How to Make a Trash Bag Holder
Soon after their debut toting groceries from the store, the plastic grocery bag often gets a second life as a trash can...