Monday, April 4, 2016

Did you know that enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times, and the average American throws away approximately 185 pounds of plastic per year? Can we reuse at least some of this mountain of trash most of which is not recycled?
15 Ways to Reuse Plastic (bottles, bags, cups, and more)

What Can You Do With Plastic?

With a bit of creativity you can turn your trash into treasures. You can reuse anything plastic:

Plastic Bags

Plastic Water and Soda Bottles

Milk and Juice Jugs

Yogurt Cups

Plastic Lids

Plastic Toys


Your Turn

Have you upcycled your plastic trash into treasures?
15 Ways to Reuse Plastic (bottles, cups, toys, and more)

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shelah moss said...

I never knew that reusing plastic items could look so beautiful. There are so many pretty crafts it will be hard to choose which activity to do first.

maryanne @ mama smiles said...

So many wonderful ideas here! Those fairy houses from Filth Wizardry are my personal favorites.

Ticia said...

I keep trying to get my kids to do those fairy houses, to little avail.

Our recycling bin comes every two weeks to be picked up and by that time our recycling is almost always full and overflowing from milk cartons and various other things.