Make Your Own Lamp
Recycling ideas for glass bottles are limited only by your imagination. Making a lamp out a a recycled glass bottle is a fun project. All you need is a small light that can be inserted into the bottle to transform it into a lamp. Painting the outside of the bottle will change the color of the light and make the recycled bottle a work of art.
Turn Your Shoes into a Playground
Did you know that you can send Nike your old shoes and they’ll turn them into a playground? They’ll literally take your old shoes and melt them down in a safe way, then use the plastic to build playgrounds.
These are a few fun and creative recycling ideas for household items that would be likely to end up in a landfill. Use your imagination to think of unique and fun projects that you can try.
For additional DIY ideas for recycling items, check out the following book by Mary Solomon titled “RECYCLE, REUSE, RENEW: Upcycle With DIY Crafts (Decorating Your Home, DIY Projects, DIY Crafts, Garage Sale, DIY Hacks)”