Purina's New Packaging?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Baymen Moe, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Baymen Moe

    Baymen Moe Songster

    Jan 17, 2009
    Pembroke, Ma.
    Not sure if this has been brought up, it's been a few weeks since I had to buy feed. What's with the new bag material? I always recycled the paper grain bags of Layena. Not sure if these new bags are recyclable or not, there's no symbol on them.

    Anyone have any info on this?
  2. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    western NC
    No, but I wish I knew- I don't like them at all!!!
  3. StupidBird

    StupidBird Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    same here, recycled the paper bags as mulch liner. Can't do that with this plastic junk, and only #1 & 2 plastics are recycled here. Anyone come up with uses? Or should I just mail 'em all back to Purina?

    PS - plastic DOES NOT show water damage like the paper did!!!!
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2010
  4. GracefulBantams

    GracefulBantams Hatching and Showing

    Oct 10, 2007
    I think there's a thread on here about making tote bags out of them [​IMG]
  5. jeremy

    jeremy CA Royal Blues

    Mar 23, 2008
    Oakland, CA
    Does anybody have a photo of the new bags? I haven't seen them yet, our feedstore still carries the old paper bags. Maybe it differs from location to location?
  6. Baymen Moe

    Baymen Moe Songster

    Jan 17, 2009
    Pembroke, Ma.
    Quote:The logo and everything else is the same, just the bag material has changed. Sort of a woven plastic.
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    PS - plastic DOES NOT show water damage like the paper did!!

    Yes, and I lost two hens to crop stasis when they got hold of a bag that had been wet (didn't see any mold till we had fed most of the bag). Could not tell with the plasticized material at all.

    ETA: I don't buy Purina. It was a different brand.​
  8. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    Quote:I use them to store composted manure in a seperate area from the feed. I have quite a few rabbits, and what doesn't go into the composters goes into a bag awaiting next spring planting [​IMG]
  9. I actually love the new bags. Much easier to deal with.
  10. Royd

    Royd Songster

    May 31, 2009
    Middleburg, Fl.
    If you had an industrial sewing machine, you could sew them together, to make tarps. At least as good as the cheap silver or blue tarps, at HD.
    I've used them as planters..Roll the edge down, on them..Use them as garbage bags.

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