We are part of this world and responsible for what is happening around us in one way or the other . See what we eat, what we drink and use what comes to us packaged and what we send away. These are petroleum plastic bags, old plastic bottles etc. – These garbage bags and the old plastic bottles we send out is the a material that lasts there for ever. This “throw away” mentality just started in recent decade. Else we used to have re-usable bags and wrappings and containers. That was glass, paper, metals that were degradable and recyclable too. Today, our beaches and landfills are packed with plastic material that stays there forever without contributing anything to mother nature.
Our trend to be convenient and adopt “use and throw away” culture is very much inconvenient for mother nature in the long run. We throw away computer and electronic gadgets, plastic cups, water bottles, utensils, electronics These old plastic bottles, cups, utensils, gadgets and toys (to name a few) each day and do not think what happens to them. Research shows that just 5% of thrown away plastic is reused. Meaning thereby that out of that 50% remains buried somewhere around us. That 50% perhaps keeps deteriorating the environment or may be floating somewhere in sea.
So let’s not close our eyes and try using these old plastic bottles as much and as long as we can. To reuse old plastic bottles, here are so many ways where imagination is the limit. Once we start thinking in re-using these old plastic bottles, fresh ideas will down on us and then sky is the limit. You can do it for decorating it as something that you would love to see always to using it in your daily life – the possibilities are endless.
1- Vertical Garden:
Plastic bottles can be aligned vertically on a wall and fixed making it beautiful in which you can have plants or creepers that go well with the decor. This could be even for covering a window where sunbeams are disturbing.
2- Bottle Caps Make Beautiful Mosaic
This has been endorsed by some of the highly placed professionals across the globe. Just cut across the bottle and ensure that you have plenty of old bottles.
3- Lighting Through Old Plastic
There are several options, sky is the limit and certainly there is no limit for the imagination and an artistic eye can visualize to any extent. Made out of used plastic spoons. used plastic bottles, there is a new look in the house. There are several ideas to add to the aesthetic value to your living room by adding color or doing mix and match. This is something that you would absolutely love.
Neatly cut into the shape of a Broom, you can use old plastic bottles to scare kids away. This is another idea that is seeing a place in the society.
5- Make a Chandelier for Living Room
6- Stand for the Assorted
It has been in vogue for a brief while and is catching like wild fire. All you need are some bottles and a little bit of imagination. May it be your jewelry or tidbits in kitchen or the assorted things around the dressing table, this gives you easy access to so many of your collections when arranged like a stand.
7- Parking Canopy
Something you should see to believe how well it blends with the purpose of giving shade and shelter made out of the use of old plastic bottles.
8- Christmas Tree to Celebrate
An idea that has been around for a while but something magnificent adding flavor to the festive look. All you need are bottles to design your own Christmas tree!
9- Bouquet Lamp
An innovative reuse of plastic bottles makes headlines in most national and international forum.
10- Being in Garden
An eye catching item tends to be the choice of many. If you are looking to reuse old plastic bottles, do it for the green jobs in your garden. Planters as well as the greenhouse – don’t stop there, you mad add some butterflies. No, you get birds in garden, have the bird feeders ready for the guests too, the way to complete the job.
11- Intricate Bottle Vase
A great gift to someone you love. This is a bottle vase that can do the talking and is made of nothing, but the last plastic bottle you were going to throw away!
12- String Ball Holders
String balls keep running after each other. Some users get frustrated when these balls run away and some enjoy those running around. In both cases users try to keep a control over them and ball holders made out of plastic bottle holders serve the purpose.
13- Keep the Goodies
Goodies and give away item holders need to be pretty and attractive having a thought provoking design. Made out of old plastic bottles is a good option and specially when properly painted and decorated, they make the difference.
14- Sci-Fi Rocket Jet Pack
Kids will love to wear one as it looks so natural and is every child’s dream to have one.
15- Lake Boat
Reuse old Plastic Bottles to make it by roping number of bottles together. They float due to the buoyancy of being empty.
It’s simple. It’s a lot more fun when you see the curtain made out of old plastic bottles.
17- Keep it Doable
Brings light into your life with the reuse of plastic bottles. Reusing old plastic bottles was never so easy if you use as the sunlight or toilet paper reel holder. It really helps !
18- Light Weight Seat
This can be a wonderful piece of furniture in your garden and more importantly, you are sure to love it.
19- Bottle Cap Decoration
One of the best options to decorate for a kitty party or a small gathering giving it the extra punch. Do they have something on what else you can do with a plastic bottle and their caps!
20- Napkin Holders
Let’s not forget our focus that plastics are pretty versatile material and everyday used in our lives. Individuals cannot sweep the world of plastics but we as individuals can contribute to whatever small thing we do to avoid a dent in environment. 2 and 2 make 4 but collectively it reaches 22. Old plastic is usually recycled to make things like carpets, clothes, containers, plastic lumber, packing films, shopping bags, garden products and you keep listing many more. At this stage we urge all readers and supporters to keep contributing and stop throwing away plastics doing harm to environment.
Let’s be simple to imagine without involving too much of technicalities. World population is reaching 7.5 billion, imagine if every tenth person from the population saves one plastic bottle daily the environment will be safer and we stop 750,000,000 bottles going into environment each day – that makes a long line of dumping trucks indeed each day. We need to do it on priority for the sake of this planet and for the sake of our children coming tomorrow and the day after. The old plastic needs to be handled carefully and willfully as a duty each day of the year.
In addition we urge you to beautify your home and workplaces with the thinkable and old plastic bottles are available in abundance around us. This is end of the beginning if you give yourself credit working for the environment and for your own-self and doing a whole lot more with them. Tell us if you come up with a new idea, we are all ears.