Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Those Silica Bags You Get with Electronics

We’ve all seen them. Little packets of silica stamped with the warning DO NOT EAT on them. They come in anything that needs to stay dry and moisture-free, from medication to electronics.

You probably just throw them away, right? Well, here’s why you shouldn’t.

(Via StumbleUpon)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

4 thoughts on “Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Those Silica Bags You Get with Electronics

    • April 3, 2016 at 10:50 am
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      Well, for one, you can use them to keep your car windows from fogging up…

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    • April 4, 2016 at 12:51 pm
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      Using these instead of rice to save a wet cell phone is pretty smart!

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  • April 4, 2016 at 8:23 pm
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    I want to buy a bagful of them now 🙂

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