Condo Blues: 12 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles




Wednesday, May 7, 2008

12 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles

Have a few empty plastic bottles lying around and don't have a recycling bin? That's OK because there are many ways that you can creatively recycle a plastic soda bottle if you don't want to throw it into the recycling bin. Here are 12 of my favorite ideas from around the Web.



1. I'm a coffe junkie. If I ever find myself in a coffee-free situation, this Emergency coffee maker may just do the trick.





2. The Upside down tomato planter is simply brilliant for my space challenged Condo patio. I really wish I saw this before I bought my Topsey Turvy tomato planter.

3. Have a lot of stuff that needs a home? Who doesn't? Use those empty plastic bottles to make Water Jug Storage Bins!

4. Itching to start gardening? Make a Seed Starter from orphan plastic bottles.


5.Turn your current toilet into a low flow toilet with a bottle filled with water.

6. Make a funnel.

7. Make a insect trap.

8. Steady your camera with a bottle mono pod.

9. Use it as a weed killer wind shield

10. Hate to water plants? Make a self watering planter.

11. Make a rain guage - science in action!

12. Feed starving birdies - Make a bird feeder



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5 comments :

Anonymous said...

Great ideas to reuse those plastic bottles. I love it!

Jenny said...

Thanks for the visit! I'm gonna give the upside down planter a try this week...I've got my bottle ready to go!

Skye said...

Those storage "shelves" from water jugs are totally wild.

-Skye

p.s. Thanks for listing Crafting A Green World in your blogroll! Glad you enjoy it!

Denise said...

Water jug storage shelves - that's amazing.

Premier Copy Editing said...

Just made a GPS, phone mount(bike or motorbike) from a plastic bottle...just need clear plasitic bottle knife bolt to attach it to handle bars...

they should definilely ban bottles less than 1litre...say NO to the mini bar

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