27 ingenious things you can do with a plastic bottle

We all know that plastic bottles are an environmental scourge. In America alone, 50bn plastic water bottles are used each year, with 38m of those ending up in landfills, where they take up to 1,000 years to decompose. However, let’s not dwell on the doom and gloom. Check out these wonderfully resourceful, zero waste things people are doing with recycled plastic bottles.

1. Bottle boat

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2. Vertical garden

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3. Mini greenhouse

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4. Big greenhouse

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5. Utility trays

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6. Garden path

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7. Footstool

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8. Desktop organizer

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9. Plant pots

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10. Bird feeder

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11. Sandwich bag seal

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12. Bottle purse

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13. Newspaper holder

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14. Pooper scooper

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15. Chandelier

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16. Kids jetpack outfit

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17. Spoon lamp

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18. Broom

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19. Community buildings

20. A pretty mosaic

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21. Solar light bulb

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22. Jewellery stand

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23. Bottle base curtain

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24. Watering can

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25. Pendant lighting

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26. Soap dish

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27. Emma Watson’s Calvin Klein dress

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Have we missed any other examples of ingenious plastic recycling? If so, comment below.

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