DIY recycling projects are always cool, especially when you can turn your trash into something new and useful. We’ve written posts about ways to recycle before, but it turns out there’s so much that you can do with recycle plastic bottles that they deserved their own post.

The PET plastic that most plastic beverage bottles are made of is a fairly useful material – it’s resilient, flexible, transparent and food safe. As such, there are probably countless applications for these bottles that will give them second lives. These 23 are a great place to start, but can you think of your own as well?

Vertical Garden

Source: Rosenbaum and Luciano Huck

Chandelier

Designed by: Sarah Turner

Broom

Image credits: unknown

Beautiful Mosaic From Caps Left By Hurricane Sandy

Designed by Lisa Be | Project Vortex

Spoon Lamp

Designed by Yaroslav Olenev

Jewelry Stand

Source: EBLOT

Cherry Blossom Paint Stamp

Source: alphamom.com

Parking Canopy

Image credits: Garth Britzman

Bouquet Lamp

Image credits: personalise.co.uk

Christmas Tree

Image credits: stranamasterov.ru

Cute Planters

Designed by: Seamy’s Deco And House

Designed by: Maceta Gatuna

Intricate Bottle Vase

Source: wikihow.com

Durable Purse

Image credits: Zitta Schnitt

Sci-Fi Rocket Jet Pack

Image credits: doodlecraftblog.com

Hanging Chandelier

Image credits: Michelle Brand | blogilates.com

Lake Boat

Designed by Tom Davies

Image credits: FijiMe Tour

Pencil/Marker Organizers

Image credits: unknown

Solar Light Bulb

Project by Illac Diaz | worldarchitecturenews.co

Ottoman Seat

Image credits: unknown

Curtain

Image credits: Michelle Brand

Bottle Cap Decoration

Image credits: Ilya Naymushinvia

Bird Feeder

Source: marghanita.com | FamilyFun Magazine

Napkin Ring

Designed by: Equipe Kazari

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