Each day millions of plastic bottles are thrown away around the world, from water to laundry detergent bottles. This is particularly relevant to us here in Cape Town during the current drought crisis, as there are a lot of plastic bottles around due to everyone buying water. Anyone who’s environmentally friendly will know how important it is to “Reduce, Re-use, Recycle” as much as we can. When you are done with that plastic drink bottle, don’t just throw it away! Use it to make something awesome. By doing that, you could even save yourself some money by making something you need instead of having to go out and buy it. Most people reuse plastic bottles for storing water or other liquids, which is great. However, there are many different ways to reuse plastic bottles. Here are some ideas:
Piggy bank made from a plastic bottle. Photo © Shutterstock
It will also be a lot of fun for parents to do these projects at home with their kids, so that they can all be more creative as well as learn how to reuse plastic bottles.