Every day millions of pounds if plastic waste is generated by people around the globe. Most of this trash is wasted when it could’ve been recycled into useful and creative ways. Here are some ways you can repurpose the useless plastic bottles lying around your house into useful and practical things to help lessen the impact of human pollution on the planet.
Organize Using Recycled Plastic Bottles You can reuse used plastic bottles as storage for pens, pencils, arts and crafts supplies at home. This helps organize the home office supplies or the kid’s playroom. You can cut off the top of a bottle and the bottom of another and use hot glue to zipper together the pieces to create a cool recycled pencil case for your kids to use and enjoy.
Create Watering Cans Using Detergent Bottles Instead of buying a brand new watering can for your garden, you can instead recycle empty detergent bottles to do the job. Drill holes in the top cap and you’ve got a watering can, very easy and you can save some money too. You can remove the labels if you desire and make sure to rinse the inside of the bottle thoroughly to remove any leftover detergent.
DIY Scooper Using Milk Cartons You can save even more money by not buying garden scoopers and instead recycling milk cartons after use. You can simply cut a scoop shape out of a milk cartoon along its handle using cutters. You can use this DIY scooper whenever you need to clean after your dog or garden the plants.
Recycled Plastic Bottle Piggy Bank You can promote saving money and saving the environment by making a piggy bank out of plastic bottles for you and your kids. You can paint and design the bottles or just paint the whole thing so the amount of money inside is a surprise. You can also leave it transparent so that you can see how much you progress.
Recycled Airplane Toys from Shampoo Bottles You can keep your kids entertained during bath time by creating airplane toys from empty shampoo bottles laying around the house. Let your creative juices flow and paint the shampoo bottles and glue different things on the outside.
Create a Stunning Vertical Garden Using Empty Soda Bottles You can make a beautiful and impressive vertical garden without needing a big budget or hiring an expert gardener by using empty soda bottles. Take note that this project will require a large number of empty soda bottles, so if you don’t have a huge stockpile you can start saving your bottles now. In addition to the empty soda bottles, you will need some clothesline or twine.
Create Toy Cars Using Detergent Bottles Save even more money and create toy cars using empty detergent bottles. Save up some caps for the wheels and the bigger the bottle is the more the kids have space to decorate their toy cars. Sometimes, the simpler toys are the most fun for kids.
There are many more ways you can recycle empty plastic bottles and every day something new is discovered. You can save a lot of money and help lessen the rapid pace of climate change by recycling the trash you produce at home even the little things can make a huge difference.