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I was just pottering around the internet, as you do... when I came across some interesting articles on how to reuse plastic bottles (and other plastic containers).

 

 

I already do reuse these for watering ports for plants in the garden, but I was astonished at just how versatile this throwaway product can be with a little ingenuity and a couple of hours... and of course a stack of empty plastic bottles.

 

 

pininterest, has some quite amazing ideas. One chap has built a canoe, another a green house, they can be reused for storing small bits and pieces such as screws/nails in the workshop or pins/cottons, etc in the craft room and all those small bits that children seem to accumulate, such as lego, and the toys from kinder eggs.

 

 

Even a house....

 

 

http://www.consumeractiongroup.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?455572-How-can-we-Sort-the-Housing-Shortage-out.Many-are-without-affordable-homes.Flatpacks&p=4915265&viewfull=1#post4915265

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Green house made from plastic bottles.

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Canoe - bottle boat

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I am stunned citizenB.

Thanks for posting such interesting ideas.Made out of plastic bottles.Who would believe it.

Your thread must be sending thoughts to peoples brains.

I think this thread as you yourself are i believe a craftsperson should develop with even more ideas for people to try.

 

Kind of do you know what you can do with whatever.

A few shells,pebbles,wood, pallets,wool, everyday items, anything you like.

Brilliant start to a thread.

Which i will follow.For sure.

Tawnyowl,off to the garden,shed,beach somewhere anyway.Mind is so full of everything.It is bursting.

Just worrying as so many things ongoing remembering once what my mother said over 45 years ago.

What you do and think and what you achieve can be written on the back of a stamp,ha.

Mind you i was only 13 or so.Engraving silver bracelets for tourists,girlfriends,boyfriends names, rock selling,key cutting and postcards etc near Blackpool Prom.

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Here are a few idea for making things out of Wooden Pallets.Not hard if you take your time and have the time.

See them all over the place,builders yards,many places and are free in many places.Glad that you will take them away.

 

WELCOME TO 1001PALLETS, YOUR ONLINE COMMUNITY TO SHARE YOUR PALLET PROJECTS & PALLET FURNITURE IDEAS!

We want to tickle your creativity and invite you to exercise your imagination to come up with sustainable creations around this incredible and versatile raw material which is pallet.

 

http://www.1001pallets.com/

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WOW, there are some amazing projects that can be made with pallets, TO ?

 

 

Some of them are quite stunning with the finishing techniques - one for you I would imagine :)

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Did you know that in Germany, plastic and glass bottles attract a small deposit on purchase - which you then receive back when returning the bottle.

 

 

Did you know that in Germany you have to pay a deposit (Pfand) on many plastic and glass bottles and all cans that you buy?

When you visit or move to Germany you will notice when shopping for drinks, for example: Water, Alcohol (Beer Bottles) & all cans, that the price label may say something like: (Euro)1,57 + 0,25. That means that the one bottle is 1,57 and the 0,25 that you add to each bottle/can is like a deposit or bond that you will get back when you return the bottle/s to the shop. Also if you buy a create of drinks which is pretty common in Germany, they also have a bond/deposit on them. In most cases that I have found, beer bottles have 8 Cents on them where as plastic bottles and cans (for example water and soft drinks) have 25 cents. If you buy a create (of Beer for example) the deposit (Pfand) is 1.50 Euro + 8 cents for each bottle. Creates can come in different sizes for example 20 or 11 bottles.

http://germanylifestyle.com/shopping-in-germany/deposit-on-bottles-in-germany-pfand

 

I can remember back in my youth that the UK had a similar system - I wonder why it ceased ?

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Yes i remember them.

Remember days gone by and People nipping round the back of newsagents etc.

Where the returned bottles were stored deposits already paid back.

Recycling them straight through the front door again for a double deposit pay back..

Some say that is,memory is getting a little hazy.:lol:

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Yes i remember them.

Remember days gone by and People nipping round the back of newsagents etc.

Where the returned bottles were stored deposits already paid back.

Recycling them straight through the front door again for a double deposit pay back..

Some say that is,memory is getting a little hazy.:lol:

 

 

:lol:

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Things to do with String/Rope/Yarn

https://uk.pinterest.com/dtperson/things-to-do-with-string-rope-yarn/

 

Things to do with Plastic Bottles.

https://uk.pinterest.com/sherron/plastic-bottle-crafts/

 

Things to do with Glass Jars, Bottles, etc.

https://uk.pinterest.com/tada04/things-to-do-with-glass-jars-bottles-etc/

 

Something i have done when collecting Driftwood on the beach.When wanting a rest i whip my metal detector out and root around a touch.For 10 minutes or so.

 

Now you are wondering what i have found,metal,the odd coins,pounds,fifty pences the odd metal ring,i find ten minutes is enough i get bored rather quickly. And move on.But when it beeps you just never know.

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Some things i would never admit to.You never know who dropped those sovereigns.Might want them back.

Very interesting things go on under piers,you avert your gaze and carry on digging.

But good places to hunt.People on rides drop all sorts of things.Some have a drop too much of the falling over juice and drop things that roll between the gaps in the boards and straight into my net.

 

Just got to be careful of what else gets launched off the pier,can be a little dodgy at times.

I do not hang around to long,under a pier it is creepy at times and always so cool.And you never know what is dripping on your head.

Some are a little rusty and metal detector picks this rust up a little too much.

 

But farthings,threepenny bits,half crowns,sixpences and all modern coinage can be found sometimes,and if really lucky a ring or two.

You always,well i do, think why this ring is here,has someone had an argument perhaps,kind of this is what i think of our relationship.And throw them in in a mad moment.Who knows.

I do go a little deep at times.Spend to long by myself down on the beach.Sunstroke perhaps.Fine places though to think and write a tale or two.

Even make a few things if roused enough.

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