10 Creative Plastic Recycling Ideas

Plastic wastes can be remodeled to some of the most brilliant items. Throwing away anything that can be made into something is not fun at all and will only do harm to the environment once thrown in a landfill. Below are some cool ideas that you can use to make the best out of your empty bottles, jars, jugs as well as containers.

  1. Bird feeder

Bird feeder

Most people have probably made a pop bottle bird feeder by now and if you are among the group that still hasn’t, you really have to try. This will not only be fun to make, it will also be easy as well as inexpensive and you will be providing the birds with a food source

  1. Planters

If you have very large bottles or milk jugs, you can cut one side off the turn it into a planter. Plant some houseplants like succulents that don’t require so much dirt. If you like, you can decorate it to make it look even better.

  1. Coin jar

This will be a great experience if you have kids because you can have them decorate the jars to their liking. This will be an instant personalized bank.

  1. Small baskets

Small baskets

Take a large bottle and cut the bottom then wrap it with some fabric to make a small decorative basket.

  1. Beads or charms

If you like making jewelry, this is a great craft. All you have to do is punch out some shaped from bottles then use them as beads to make charms and pendants.

  1. Flower vase

What you will need to make a decorative flower vase is a plastic bottle, washi tape, a rubber band. Put a few bottles together and tie them with the rubber band to keep them in place. Wrap the washi tape abound the bottles, fill them with water then put the flowers inside.

  1. Colorful peacock

If you want to decorate your home, then you can make a decorative peacock using plastic bottles. You can add whatever color you please in order to make it more pretty.

  1. Lampshade

Lampshade

With a little creativity, you can make a lampshade from drinking straws. All you have to do is find as many straws as you can then twine them together in a creative way to make a really great lampshade

  1. Beach toys

Soap bottle cut on top make great beach toys for the kids. They can use them to scoop sand and play with water.

  1. Braided plastic bags

You can braid some plastic bags instead of throwing them away and use them as rope to tie something.

Tips  by http://quickwasters.co.uk