File Folder Bag Insert
Category: Storage, file cabinet, filing, office
Problem: I wanted to store a number of things in my file cabinet in addition to papers. My first attempt was to put some items in a ziplock bag, and put the zip lock bag in the folder. In addition to being somewhat expensive, the bag was difficult because of the opening to get things in and out easily.
Action: I cut the handles off a plastic grocery bag and inserted in the hanging file. Things remained contained. Initially I wrapped the top of the bag over the hanging file hooks so that the bag sides were all the way to the top of the hanging file folder, but after some trial and error, I abandoned that extra step.
Result: It works great!
When idea was conceived: 10/6/2008
How much time it took to develop: 20 minutes
How much money it took to develop: None
Current status: In use
Since it was originally done: