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5 Ways Clever People Upcycled Plastic Bottles

They created something useful and beautiful out of trash.

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Plastic bottles contribute to one of the biggest problems we face today—global warming. Once these containers are dumped in landfills, they are usually incinerated along with other garbage. Ultimately, these waste materials release toxic gas into the air which destroy our atmosphere.

Fortunately, aside from some big companies that recycle these trash, there are several amazing, ingenious individuals out there who use their creativity to upcycle these plastic bottles. And they probably did it using ordinary tools only.

So before you throw those plastic bottles out again next time, think of what valuable thing you can make of them. That way, you’ll also help save our planet.

Take a look at these clever creations:

Drawers made from big containers

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White plastic gallons transformed into a lovely ottoman

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Boats made from plastic bottles

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These neat planters

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A birdfeeder

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Which one did you like most? Do you have other clever ideas in mind? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

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Home Hacks: 9 Surprising Ways You Can Use Your Dishwasher

Apparently, the appliance can cook!

Cooking isn’t particularly my strong suit. That’s why I’m usually more than happy to let my wife do her thing in the kitchen. She’s a pretty decent cook and comes up with good stuff so I really wouldn’t want to ruin that.

As for me, I often take charge of the dishes and utensils, making sure that they are as squeaky clean as possible and ready to use for the next meal time.

Thanks to modern technology, the manual task of physically washing unclean dishes has become much easier. All you have to do is to load the plates, bowls, cups, and everything else on the appliance, and then wait for a few minutes.

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How to Make Pure Organic Cooking Oil At Home

Coconut oil has plenty of benefits. Why not make some yourself?

A coconut is probably one of the best gifts nature has for man. All parts of the species have different purposes – from its leaves down to its roots. The fruit, which is botanically classified as a drupe rather than a nut, yields refreshing water that you can drink; husks that can be made into various household items; and the meat, which can be processed into milk, wine and the highly useful coconut oil.

Here's a simple, yet very helpful infographic from Mercola detailing the many benefits of the coconut tree and its fruit.

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Do You Store Potatoes In The Fridge? Actually, It’s A Big No-No!

According to the FSA, it can be potentially harmful to your health.

Your trusty refrigerator is possibly one of the most valuable appliances in the home – especially on market days.

After purchasing perishable goods from the grocery, we all have that natural instinct to stock everything up on the fridge. Besides, we want our food to stay fresh by the time we cook it a few days.

There is, however, one food item you should never store on the fridge because it can be potentially harmful to your health.

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