Upcycle your plastic containers!

Shirley Marie Bradby

November 04, 2016

Upcycle your plastic containers!
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You may have noticed how much plastic is used in the production of detergent bottles. Detergent bottles are made of a plastic material that is much thicker and durable than that of the other bottles or plastic containers.

This special plastic is used to ensure that the many chemicals that are used in the production of detergents cannot leak out. It is a real waste to throw these containers in the garbage can with so much good plastic used for such a short amount of time, especially when there are dozens of ways to upcycle it. Do you want to know some of them? Well, this is s tHere is the article for you!

Click on the link under the photos to know how to make these DIY (do-it-yourself) projects!

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You can decorate your garden with the lamps made with detergent containers! The soft lighting will create a magical atmosphere!

You can decorate your garden with the lamps made with detergent containers! The soft lighting will create a magical atmosphere!

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Create a soap bubble filling station for your children providing endless fun!

Create a soap bubble filling station for your children providing endless fun!

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Here's an idea to maintain your children's acrylic paint. The screw cap will keep the paint fresh and each color is easily identified by the cap!

Here's an idea to maintain your children's acrylic paint. The screw cap will keep the paint fresh and each color is easily identified by the cap!

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Plastic beach toys do not last long because of the sun and sea water. Opt for something more durable and above all cheaper!

Plastic beach toys do not last long because of the sun and sea water. Opt for something more durable and above all cheaper!

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Even the cardboard packaging of detergents sold in boxes can be recycled! Just cover the cardboard with decorated paper and you can make a gift bag!

Even the cardboard packaging of detergents sold in boxes can be recycled! Just cover the cardboard with decorated paper and you can make a gift bag!

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Rinse the inside of a container thoroughly with water, then you can fill it with birdseed and make a bird feeder and shelter for the winter!

Rinse the inside of a container thoroughly with water, then you can fill it with birdseed and make a bird feeder and shelter for the winter!

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Plastic detergent containers are ideal for upcycling into toilet brush holders!

Plastic detergent containers are ideal for upcycling into toilet brush holders!

Pierce the bottle cap with several small holes to get a convenient plastic watering can!

Pierce the bottle cap with several small holes to get a convenient plastic watering can!

Just a little imagination you can find many other ways to use these plastic containers... . Saving them from the trash can!

In the following video, you are going to see how a plastic container can be transformed into a resealable multi-purpose box.

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