Am I the only person in the world who can’t seem to keep her car clean? Are you seriously beginning to believe that trash is spawning in your vehicle? Let me tell you, go on a road trip with 3 small kiddos and you will have no doubt that you need this DIY car trash can. Take it from someone who just returned from a week-long camping and hiking trip over 2 hours away!
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- Large Lidded Container (I used the container from our Noah’s Ark experiment)
- Velcro (Find out how I got mine for free using these Top 10 Ways to Save on Craft Supplies)
- Duct Tape
Pull off any loose pieces of packaging. This keeps your duct tape from coming off of your container. Also remove the lid.
Cut your Velcro slightly larger than the bottom of your container and stretch it across. Be sure that it overlaps onto the sides of the container on both ends. Secure in place with your first layer of tape.
Continue covering your container by layering rows of duct tape.
** I chose to match up my patterns as best as I could, but this isn’t a necessary step.
Cover your lid separately so that you can take it off and put it back on.
Put in a plastic grocery bag, return the lid, and Velcro to the floor of your vehicle.
This was so easy to make that I went ahead and made one for hubs too!
Put a couple of empty bags in the bottom before placing the last one as your trash bag. This way, if you empty your trash on the go, you have a replacement bag all ready.
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