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With or without kids, cars can become the garbage pail of our busy lives. From gum wrappers to fast-food bags, coffee cups and more, stuff always seems to accumulate in and around the seats of my car.
I’ve found that when I put a plastic bag in my car, it inevitably flops over and a coffee cup or soda can rolls out, defeating the purpose of the bag.
Then I saw this idea from this Redditor.
I know, I know, it’s not rocket science, and you probably already have a bag in your car to gather trash.
But hear me out. In using one of these cereal containers (and either wedging it between a seat and the console, or using velcro to secure it) stuff will stay put when you toss it inside.
I also keep a package of baby wipes in my car. When I go to the drive-through auto carwash, I wipe down the console dashboard, cupholders, etc while the car is going through the wash. I used to tidy up with cleaning wipes, but found the smell to be a little overpowering (especially with the windows closed when the car is getting a bath). Also, the squishy baby wipe packs fit better in the side door compartments.
So there you have it! Keeping our cars clean doesn’t have to take a lot of effort.