Get crafting with your recycling

Food cans

We can use all the beans and soup cans to make some amazing crafts, with the help of little ones that may be stuck at home they can be painted and reused to plant herbs, hold paint brushes, pens and pencils ready to make more art activities!

If you are feeling more adventurous check out these 25 amazing ideas.

Happy Earth Day everyone! In honour of this special day I?ve rounded up 25 recycled tin can crafts and projects. I am amazed at all the incredible things one can do with a simple tin can! Take a peek at all these fun ideas! Chalkboard Paint Tin Can Pots | The Garden Glove Fruit Can ?

Drinks cans

Did you know drink cans can be recycled over and over again? If you doing some baking at home to pass the time, why not turn your drink cans into cookie cutters?

Plastic bottles

Milk, juice, cleaning products, shampoo, all of these come in plastic bottles, all different colours shapes and sizes and because of that there’s so much we can do with them!

Check out this guide to making a vertical garden. All you will need is two litre plastic bottles, string, favourite herbs and spring flowers.

If gardening isn’t your thing, then here’s 12 more ideas!

Water Bottle Crafts for Kids - Easy Plastic Bottle Crafts

Find water bottle crafts for kids. 12 water bottle crafts for kids. They will love these plastic bottle craft ideas to keep them busy. Plastic bottle crafts are frugal and tons of fun for kids!

Glass bottles and jars

As with everything else on this list we can upcycle glass recycling into beautiful home decorations.

Don’t throw away those old jars & bottles, reuse them instead! Here are 20 ways to Upcycle Glass Jars & Bottles as home decor and storage.

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Happy crafting!

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