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15 Creative And Environmentally Friendly Bottle Hacks That Are Better Than Recycling

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15 Creative And Environmentally Friendly Bottle Hacks That Are Better Than Recycling

With national debt levels in the UK rising at a rate of £5,170 per second, it is increasingly important for home-owners to save their hard-earned money. This is one of the primary reasons for the popularity of recycling, which can also reduce your carbon footprint and create a more energy-efficient living space.

Those with a more creative mind can even elevate recycling onto a whole new level, as these environmentally friendly bottle hacks prove:

1. Use discarded cosmetics or lotion bottles to alter the water flow from your faucet.

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    2. Pierce holes in the lid of a gallon water bottle to create a makeshift watering can.

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      3. Take an iconic empty bottle and repurpose it using a twist-on soap dispenser spout.

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        4. Turn discarded 2-litre bottles into a sturdy and functional broom.

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          5. Create a colorful children’s money bank using a colored soda bottle.

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            6. Use an old Mio container to apply salad dressing to your daily lunch.

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              7. Turn old soda and cider bottles into decorated bird feeders.

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                 8. Make painting easier, cleaner, and more efficient by using colour-coded ketchup bottles.

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                   9. Cut the bases from used soda bottles and turn them into decorative snowflakes for your Christmas tree.

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                    10. Adopt a similar approach and use the base of a 2-litre bottle to create upcycled craft containers.

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                      11. Create a portable cell phone holder using a baby soap bottle.

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                        12. Repurpose 1-litre bottles into drip catchers and reduce water consumption and waste.

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                          13. Cut then paint discarded plastic bottles to create a series of energy-efficient patio lights.

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                            14. Poke holes into a plastic water bottle to create an effective and eco-friendly lawn sprinkler.

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                              15. Keep things simple with a compact drain clogger made from a plastic bottle and a craft knife.

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