Once You See These You Will Never Look At Plastic Bottles The Same Way Again

Plastic waste is a terrible thing – it adversely affects land, waterways and oceans, as well as all the living things that inhabit it. That’s why recycling is such an important and awesome thing to do.

But for the people behind the amazing creations below, it’s not recycling that they looked to, but rather ‘upcycling‘. Whether it’s household tools and utilities or works of art, these photos prove that you can make some pretty amazing things with a bit of creativity and some used and unwanted plastic bottles. Special thanks to BoredPanda for compiling this list.

#1. Vertical Garden

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Source: Rosenbaum and Luciano Huck

#2. Chandelier

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Designed by: Sarah Turner

#3. Broom

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#4. Beautiful Mosaic From Caps Left By Hurricane Sandy

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Designed by Lisa Be | Project Vortex

#5. Spoon Lamp

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Designed by Yaroslav Olenev

#6. Jewelry Stand

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Source: EBLOT

#7. Cherry Blossom Paint Stamp

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Source: alphamom.com

#8. Parking Canopy

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Image credits: Garth Britzman

#9. Bouquet Lamp

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#10. Christmas Tree

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Image credits: stranamasterov.ru

#11. Cute Planters

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Designed by: Seamy’s Deco And House

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Designed by: Maceta Gatuna

#12. Intricate Bottle Vase

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Source: wikihow.com

#13. Durable Purse

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Image credits: Zitta Schnitt

#14. Sci-Fi Rocket Jet Pack

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Image credits: doodlecraftblog.com

#15. Hanging Chandelier

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Image credits: Michelle Brand | blogilates.com

#16. Lake Boat

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Designed by Tom Davies

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Image credits: FijiMe Tour

#17. Pencil/Marker Organizers

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#18. Solar Light Bulb

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Project by Illac Diaz | worldarchitecturenews.co

#19. Ottoman Seat

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#20. Curtain

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Image credits: Michelle Brand

#21. Bottle Cap Decoration

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Image credits: Ilya Naymushinvia

#22. Bird Feeder

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Source: marghanita.com | FamilyFun Magazine

#23. Napkin Ring

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Designed by: Equipe Kazari