Plastic bottles are one of the most numerous waste products in the world. The fact they aren’t biodegradable only compounds the problem. However, there are plenty of ways to upcycle plastic bottles and help save the environment in the process. Use them to accent lamps or create artwork. Morph them into charming containers or organizational aids. Transform them into garden planters and vases. They can even be used in a multitude of household hacks.
Find out how you can craft your empty plastic bottles into something awesome instead of throwing them in the trash with these cool plastic bottle craft projects.
Cut up old plastic bottles and use the strips to label your plants.
Use spray paint to convert a plastic bottle into a vase.
Or use cloth to dress up the bottle vase.
Make a watering can from an empty milk jug
Self-Watering Indoor Garden
Combine a 2-liter bottle with several smaller plastic water bottles and make yourself a mini indoor garden that waters itself.
Hydroponic Lettuce Garden
If you have a window that gets lots of light, you could also make a hydroponic garden out of several 2-liter bottles.
Plastic bottles work well for outdoor gardening too, like this soda bottle herb garden.
Use the bottom of soda bottles to make a tiered jewelry stand.
Use plastic bottles to hold your yarn while you work on a project.
Organize craft supplies with bottle pieces.
Cords can also be organized with the help of plastic bottles.