2. Turn bottle caps into fridge magnets.
Use your creative and artistic skills to turn your bottle caps into cool fridge magnets. This is a good way for you to enhance your home decor or as gifts to give your friends. Quick, cheap and simple! Check out the tutorial here.
3. Turn single-use plastic shopping bags into a basket or a rug.
A majority of single-use plastic bags can’t be recycled, but there are other ways that we can use them. Trim and cut those bags up into plarn (‘Plastic Yarn’). Weave/crochet them into baskets, grocery bags, tote bags or doormats. This is a good way for you and your friends to learn how to crochet. Watch the tutorial here.
4. DIY greenhouse with plastic bottles.
This one’s a great practical project for your whole family or group of friends. Turn your used plastic bottles into a greenhouse! This will take time and a bit of effort however, it is fun to do and the result is incredible. Truly an elegant solution to having fresh produce from your own garden all year round. A step-by-step guide for building one here.
5. Make your own plastic bottle lantern/shade.
If we haven’t already proven that plastic can be upcycled into just about anything, let’s settle it. When you’re finished with your plastic bottles, plastic milk cartons, plastic cups, plastic spoons or even honey bear bottles, get ready to brighten up your room or patio with this! Decorate as you like and then, top it off with a solar powered light, a motion sensor light or fill it with twinkle lights. More information available here, here or here