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Upcycled Milk Bottle Gift Box Project

 

milk bottle gift boxEasy step by step instructions showing you how to make your own upcycled gift box by recycling plastic milk bottles. Upcycle your old milk bottles into a functional and appealing gift box!

Most people use milk, and it is a pity that so many plastic milk bottles eventually end up on landfill sites.

Plastic recycling facts

Did you know?

Plastic can take up to 500 years to decompose.
275,000 tonnes of plastic are used each year in one country. That’s about 15 million bottles per day. Most families throw away about 40kg of plastic a year, which could be recycled.Before throwing your plastic bottles away, stop, first see if there is a way to Upcycle or recycle it. With this project we turned an old plastic milk bottle into an upcycled gift box, completely transforming the plastic bottle into a new, functional item that you can use.

Follow our easy step by step instructions and see how easy it is to make your own upcycled milk bottle gift box!

 

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Plastic Cool Drink Bottle Cuff Bangle

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Step by step project showing how to make your own plastic cool drink bottle cuff bangle

For any questions contact Winnie.

Upcycle a plastic cool drink bottles into a fashionable bangle. This plastic cool drink bottle bangle also uses those small scraps of fabric so nothing is wasted. It has a cool crocheted trim that keeps it all together and looking great! This is a satisfying project for beginners to crochet.

This craft is very versatile, so lots of potential to release your creativity

There are a variety of bangle shapes to be found in different types of plastic cool drink or water bottles, so do have fun experimenting; in this step by step we have used the flat piece from a 750ml Coca Cola bottle.

This is a great craft for child to do but there are a couple of steps that would need an adult’s assistance.

Start a new craze at school that's actually good for the enviroment.

50% of plastic is only used once than thrown away, by turning it into a cherished jewellery piece we keep it away from the landfill and our water systems.

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Quilled Milk Bottle Clock

completed recycled clockStep by step project showing how to make your own beautiful quilled clock by upcycling milk bottles.

For any questions contact: Winnie    

With this project we collected plastic milk bottles which would have otherwise ended up in the trash and eventually on a landfill site.
Some brands of milk use bottles that have very sticky labels that are hard to remove, and others have bottles that have ridges up the sides. Look for the milk bottles have labels that are very easy to remove and a large flat central section in the bottle, which is what we primarily use in our upcycling crafts.
recycled plastic milk bottle clock

Recycling and making new and interesting upcycled products from waste materials is quite easy to do with just a little effort and creativity and helps relieve the enormous pressure on our landfill sites, and ultimately, our planet.

We reduced our carbon footprint by recycling used plastic milk bottles, turning them into this beautiful, upcycled clock - a great handmade recycled gift that makes a difference! follow our easy step by step instructions and see just how easy it is to make your own!

 

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