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22 Clever Ways To Repurpose Empty Food And Drink Containers

22 Clever Ways To Repurpose Empty Food And Drink Containers

22 Clever Ways To Repurpose Empty Food And Drink Containers

If you have a hard time throwing anything away, this is going to be a dangerous roundup for you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. With a huge number of empty bottles and jars piling up in your home almost every month, discarding them is not the best option for getting rid of the containers.

These empty containers can be easily re-purposed and turned into varied functional items.Re-purposing and up-cycling is great way to help the environment and it is super easy to do, there are some fun ideas here, also some practical ones, that I’m excited to feature.

No-Waste Dressing

Have a tiny bit of mustard left in the jar? Toss in a few ingredients, and shake a tangy Dijon vinaigrette right in the container. Source: marthastewart.com

No-Waste Dressing

Build Your Own Sprinkler

I have seen some wonderful sprinklers made out of PVC pipe on Pinterest that I would love to make with the kids.  However, we needed a quick simple option for today.  With a few simple steps, you can build your own sprinkler too. source: housingaforest.com

Build Your Own Sprinkler

Thumb-controlled Watering Pot Made

The original earthenware “thumb pots” were used in 17th and 18th century English gardens. I reproduced this clever watering device using salvaged plastic bottles and jugs. source: funinthemaking.net

Thumb-controlled Watering Pot Made

Recycle and Reuse Bulk Packaging

If you buy anything in bulk, save the containers to create your own bulk storage set. source: burlapanddenim.com

Recycle and Reuse Bulk Packaging

Bottle of Whiskey Soap Dispenser

A standard dispenser top will screw onto a 200-milliliter glass bottle of Jack. Source: pinterest.com

Turn a bottle of whiskey into a soap dispenser.

 Mason Jar Into An Easy Diy Dispenser

I love this simple trick for creating a pourable container.  Perfect for my collection of mason jars! source: onegoodthingbyjillee.com

Mason Jar Into An Easy Diy Dispenser

Honey into Delicious Lemonade

When you start running low on honey, the last few drops are usually too hard to extract from the jar to make them worthwhile. Instead of throwing the jar away though, use it to make a refreshing pitcher of lemonade. Source: lifehacker.com

 Honey into Delicious Lemonade

Or How To Make Good Use Of That Last Bit Of Honey

Source: sassyradish.com

honey syrup

TicTac Boxes for Travel Spices

When you go camping  space is always an issue, so try to use compact and easily packable containers for everything. Source: seattlesundries.com

TicTac Boxes for Travel Spices

Baby Food Spice Jars

Turn baby food jars into a spice rack using chalkboard paint. Source: craftymisadventures.com

Baby Food Spice Jars

Tin Can Flower Vases

With a few original tin can craft ideas you can transform them into useful decorations for home and garden. Source: upcycled-wonders.com

Tin Can Flower Vases

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