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We are here raise awareness for our useful yet forgotten friend, the leftover bag. Together we shall pick these bags use, we shall put these bags to use and these bags shell not be leftover!

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Leftover Bag Jokes

Leftover bags aren't funny. Not a laughing matter. But the fact is bags are leftover, and that sucks. Being down about
leftover bags' leftoverness isn't the best way to help do your part. Instead, cheer up, laugh a little, and pickup some bags.

Q: How many leftover bags does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: None, they're too busy screwing the planet.

Q: Why did the leftover bag cross the road?
A: To get caught in the rain grate, washed down the sewer, through the waste
treatment facility, into the river, kill a 200 year old snapping turtle,
flow into the ocean, wrap around the snout of a baby dolphin starving it to
death and washing it to shore to rot, get picked up by a sea gull, caught on
it's talon dropped in a parking lot, ran over by a car, get caught on it's
exhaust pipe, till a bump releases it on the other side.

How many dead babies can you fit into a leftover bag?
It depends on how full it is of dead puppies and kittens.

How many dead babies can you fit into a leftover bag?

What's the difference between a leftover bag and GW?
Nothing.  They're both empty, worthless, a product of big oil, and a threat
to our great nation.

How many Pollack's does it take to pick up a leftover bag?


How do you find a leftover bag in the spring time?
open your eyes

How do you keep leftover bags from getting in trees?

How do you know your best friend is a jerk?
he leaves bags leftover

What's the difference between a leftover bag and a Buddhist Monk?
Buddhist monks meditate...leftover bags suffocate children.

How do you know if a leftover bag is cheating at cards?
It's playing cards

What's a leftover bags favorite season?
Global warming

What is a leftover bags favorite meal?
your soul

Why do horses like leftover bags?
because they are inherently evil and wretched beasts

How many leftover bags will fit into a plane?
I don't know, ask Al Queda

2 leftover bags walk into a bar.  Bartender says "we don't server your kind
So the one leftover bag looks at the other and they float out.
5 minutes later 4 leftover bags walk into the same bar.
Barkeep says  "We don't serve leftover bags!"
The leftover bags look at each other, sigh, and leave.
5 minutes later 10 leftover bags walk into the same bar.
The bartender says "I've said it twice! we don't serve your kind!  Now get
10 minutes later 100 bags file into the bar 1 by 1.
The bartender is pissed  now.  "ALRIGHT!  THAT'S IT!  I'VE TOLD YOU 3 TIMES
The first bag of the group takes a step forward and speaks.
"we've come to to tell you something."
'WELL WHAT IS IT?" demands the bartender, "TELL ME AND GET THE HELL OUT OF
There is a brief pause and in unison 100 leftover bags answered.
"We killed your family."
turned around and filed out the door.

Latest Blog Posts

Bags are still leftover, still!
Fri, 01 Jul 2011 23:12:59 +0000 - Yes, leftover bags continue to plague us each and every day. Yes, leftoverbags.com is still here to try our darndest to stop people from leaving bags leftover and start people pickin’-um-up.
Madison Tries To do Something…
Tue, 05 May 2009 17:42:32 +0000 - So Madison is taking some action…..they are now going to fine you if you leave a bag leftover….sounds good to me! fine those jerks!!! here’s the article from the Wisconsin State Journal http://www.madison.com/wsj/topstories/449576 SAT., MAY 2, 2009 – 12:21 PM Proposed ban would prohibit throwing out clean plastic bags in Madison By DEAN MOSIMAN 608-252-6141 [...]
d.c. bag fee
Thu, 12 Feb 2009 18:57:13 +0000 - http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/02/11/AR2009021104352.html from washington post In D.C., Bags Might Soon Contain a Fee Council Considers 5-Cent Charge on Paper and Plastic to Aid Anacostia River PHOTOS Previous Next Council member Tommy Wells said time on the Anacostia moved him to act. (By Bill O’leary — The Washington Post) Buy Photo Plastic bags and other trash can [...]
Leave a bag leftover? Go to JAIL! JERK!
Tue, 20 Jan 2009 03:41:50 +0000 - Carry a plastic bag in Delhi and you could be imprisoned for five years. Officials in India‘s capital have decided that the only way to stem the rising tide of poly­thene is to outlaw the plastic shopping bag. According to the official note, the “use, storage and sale” of plastic bags of any kind or [...]
Leftover Experiment #2
Tue, 02 Dec 2008 18:47:20 +0000 - Mon. 12/01/08 I eat lunch often with my good friend Andy. He works at the State of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. They oversee state government land and regulate our precious resources. Which is why we were quite stunned when we looked outside and saw a blasted leftoverbag twittering around on a tree top, snagged [...]
proving a point
Tue, 02 Dec 2008 18:46:49 +0000 - As I was going to lunch I saw a big leftover bag flying around on the sidewalk on the opposite side of the road. It was a busy sidewalk there were a lot of people walking on it. They looked at the bag when they saw it flying, but they did not pick it up. [...]
Tue, 18 Nov 2008 04:49:07 +0000 - Plastic Bags Statistics – And They’re Not Looking So Good Petroleum-based grocery bags hit the checkout aisle in 1977. Presented as a revolutionary idea, they are now recognized as an environmental hazard. Just like bottled water, plastic bags are made from crude oil, contributing to global warming. The Numbers Up to 1000 – Estimated years [...]
NY Times bag story
Fri, 14 Nov 2008 14:55:41 +0000 - http://greeninc.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/11/14/cheap-green-reusing-plastic-bags/?hp November 14, 2008, 7:42 am Cheap Green: Reusing Plastic Bags By Kate Galbraith Web users are sharing a variety of ways to reuse plastic bags. This project appears on Flickr. Being rather old-fashioned (as well as working for The New York Times), I subscribe to the newspaper — the actual printed copy. It gets [...]
Sylvia Earl said this today on WPR
Thu, 13 Nov 2008 17:57:30 +0000 - “when plastic degrats it just gets smaller and smaller. In the ocean there are so many plastic shreds they compete with plankton and get eaten by whales.” -its not a suprise. its nothing new. but damn is it sad.
+1/-1 for taco stand
Sat, 25 Oct 2008 03:25:07 +0000 - Went to the taco stand today. I ordered my tacos awkwardly and waited. When i got my tacos they expected me to take my tacos with me, so put them in a bag. But I said, “I will eat those tacos here.” The taco lady took them out of the bag and gave me the [...]



Bag Links

Plastic Bag Hunters is a movement of epic proportions! The hunters are dedicated saving the poor lost bags and sharing their heroic tales for others to see. leftoverbags.com gives the Plastic Bag Hunters two thumbs up for their hard work!
Says no to plastic bags today! read about the GREAT program the Australian government has setup to cut bag leftoverness.
Crochet a quality reusable bag from leftover bags, neat!
About.com has some really great uses for bags people have submitted.
bagbed.com: These people wove plastic bags together to make a bed out of bags!
The Key chain Tote Bag: What an amazing invention! A bag that folds up into a little pouch you can carry on a key chain.
socialpages.com Good write up on bags here.
reusablebags.com: Some bag information and things... but i hear they ship their reusable bags in... plastic bags? I just hope those bags don't end up leftover.

Other entertaining links:

Creative Collectivity is my new favorite web site. Why you ask? Because it's awesome.
Become the center of rotation at HulaHoopla.org: Custom-hand made hula hoops for those of you that hoop while picking up leftover bags.
The Reverend Eddie Danger Just wants you to feeeeeel gooood.
Progressive Media is a super-cool company with super-cool stuff, and they don't leave bags leftover.
Chuck Norris is a frequent visitor to leftoverbags.com.
Elf Lettuce likes to pickup bags when not jamming.
Fat Maw Rooney just wants you to pickup leftover bags and put them to good use. We agree!
And, Passed out wookies! Whaaaat!?

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Leftover Bag Uses

In life there are few inevitable things, one of them is leftover bags. Your bound to come across some on your journeys, and here is a list compiled by our readers of uses for those leftover bags:

  • Picking up other bags
  • Bathroom garbage can lining
  • Holding orange peels
  • A refreshing game of bag-hack
  • Picking up animal poop
  • Clipping finger & toe nails into
  • Putting into other bags
  • Re-freezing stuff
  • New lunch sack
  • Halloween costume
  • Carrying beer
  • Placing wet clothes into
  • Moon boot lining
  • Water balloon
  • Put dreadlocks in
  • Small animal cage lining
  • Mushroom pickin' sack
  • Carry shoes in
  • Suffocating ninjas
  • Ruining robots
  • Ghetto kite
  • Squid stunt double
  • Ghetto goulashes
  • Packaging
  • Disposable Gloves
  • Ruining the environment
  • Sponge painting
  • Diaper disposal
  • Store clothes
  • Decorations
  • Hand them out to strangers on the street
  • Carry books in the rain
  • Shower cap
  • Put one over a wet bike seat
  • Cover things when painting
  • Putting old clothes into before you donate
  • Hauling food and such when moving
  • Saving the island of Tuvalu
  • Texture when painting
  • A mask for ugly people
  • Keeping your clay moist
  • Carrying marijuana
  • Stuffing your bra
  • General entertainment
  • Sassy lingerie
  • Place mats
  • Makeshift ice pack when you have a drunken accident
  • Make sure home made whine and beer do not explode and make a mess in storage
  • Pooping-in when climbing a mountain
  • Drowning kittens (just kidding, leftover bags wouldn't do that... or would they?)
  • Cat-poop bag
  • Giving CPR to strangers
  • Killing Hippies
  • Crochet them into a ultra-reusable bag with increased holding capacity.
  • Blow a bunch of them up and put in a pile, then use as cushioning for movie stunts.
  • Recycle them
  • Cat toy
  • Gypsy suitcase
  • Covering your hair in the rain
  • Home made airbag
  • Condom
  • GI Joe Parachute
  • Child Muzzle
  • Giant Rolling Paper
  • Wig
  • Spitoon
  • Grandpa's diaper
  • Re-usable toilet paper
  • Musical Instrument
  • Flossing
  • Poor mans pillow
  • Cure for snoring
  • Makeshift gloves to cover fingerprints during unplanned criminal activities
  • Urinalysis containers
  • Sexy no-line panties
  • lunch lady hairnet
  • Windsock
  • Cheap food
  • To cover up sup rise presents
  • leave them safely in a store
  • Filling empty shelf space
  • A bib
  • Place over pie-dough to prevent dough from sticking to the rolling pin
  • Barf bag
  • Stuffing your "nice" shoes to keep them in shape
  • Cat pan liner
  • Protecting christmas tree bulbs and ornaments
  • Poofy Santa beard
  • Put on the back of a car head-rest as a trash bag for the kiddies
  • Bookmark
  • Child or adult (who ever needs it more) water-proof swimming diaper
  • Carry severed limbs to the hospital for re-attachment
  • Decorate landfills
  • Shower cap
  • Roll up tight and stick them in chicken wire as art
  • Fart repository (woh!)
  • Line indoor compost scrap container before taking outside to compost bin
  • Crochet them into rugs for wet boots
  • Saving pop cans
  • Redesign it into a cool new bag
  • Keeping things dry!
  • Store granola
  • Collecting broken glass
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