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shopping bags - can i wash them in machine?

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dreamingofsun Mon 08-Dec-14 10:51:47

Can i put the heavy duty shopping bags you buy at the supermarket into the machine and wash them? I seem to remember reading that you could somewhere and that it helped reduce the germs on them? (its a miracle we haven't got the plague from ours as some are ancient)

LadySybilLikesSloeGin Mon 08-Dec-14 10:53:18

Germs are good though, they boost your immune system. Food tends to come in bags and whatnot too, so it's a bit overkill to put the shopping bags into the washing machine. Sorry blush

homeaway Mon 08-Dec-14 14:16:55

If they are fabric then they can go in the machine, if not just wipe them out with anitbacterial wipes.

yomellamoHelly Mon 08-Dec-14 14:21:35

Put them in the sink / bath with soapy water and swoosh them about if they're that bad?

dreamingofsun Mon 08-Dec-14 15:18:29

so machine doesn't sound viable. was hoping not to have the bother of hand washing.........

shelfontheelf Mon 08-Dec-14 16:30:43

I machine was mine, they're fine.

I'm not a germophobe but we've had stuff leak etc and they were looking grim.

TeaandHobnobs Mon 08-Dec-14 16:32:40

I put mine on a rinse and spin if something gets spilled in them.

PandaNot Mon 08-Dec-14 16:35:48

I machine wash mine without any problems.

dreamingofsun Mon 08-Dec-14 19:53:26

brilliant, machine wash it is then

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