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Never throw them away: see the uses of silica gel that would save you a lot of money

If you buy a new bag and find the silica gel inside it, don’t throw it in the trash because there are plenty of uses for silica gel. Please keep reading.

Have you ever wondered about the uses of white silica? When you buy new shoes or bag you may notice a white bag inside it called Silica Gel, which is also found in the boxes of electrical appliances and others, so what are the uses of silica and are they toxic?

In fact, these white bags contain silica gel, the main use of which is to absorb moisture in the containers of shoes and tools, and also to get rid of bad odours.

It is a poisonous substance where it should be kept away from children and pets, but nevertheless, it should not be thrown into the garbage because it has a lot of useful uses at home.

1. Eliminate bacteria by using silica bag:

Clothes and shoes may be susceptible to bacteria and unpleasant odours because they are stored for a long time with high humidity in the air, so placing the silica bag between stored clothing and shoes eliminates bacteria and odours.

2. Get rid of bad odours in the car:

One of the most important uses of the white silica bag is to get rid of bad odours and high humidity inside the car by placing more than one silica bag in the sides of the car. Also in the winter, put the silica bags on the windshield to reduce the mist on it and make the vision clearer.

3. Rescue your mobile or any device damaged by water:

If your mobile drops into the water, it can be saved by drying it with a towel and then removing the battery and the memory card and placing them in a plate with bags of silica.

4. keep the photos for a longer time:

photos are prone to moisture damage, so be sure to put a silica bag with the photos in the box, or you can connect the images with a silica bag to protect them from the wet environment.

5. Keep curtains, towels and other textile materials from bad smell and mould:

When you store things made of fabric for a long time, it is preferable to put bags of silica to protect them from moisture and bad smell.

6. For keeping unused clothing, coats and seasonal clothing:

This is done by placing silica bags in your cupboard and between clothes to keep them from moisture and mould.


Silica bags have a specific life and then stop working, after collecting and absorbing a lot of moisture. It can be reused by placing it in the oven at 200 ° C for 2 hours, then keep it in a sealed container until it is used again.


If you have young children at home, do not make silica bags affordable to children because they are toxic when eaten. The child may think it is a candy or something safe to eat.

Do not use silica bags near the food or kitchen or next to pets because they are toxic substances do not eat.

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