There are some ways to recycle those outdated floppy disks to make something useful. This guide contains uses for floppy disks.
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I am looking for crafts using old floppy disks and non-working CD discs.
By Kelly from Medina, OH
The sewing ornament is very unique, but it looks quite heavy, might be something fun just to hang in the sewing room. The coasters look very well done also. I love the Christmas tree idea. I've made the sun catchers before. Will try this next month! I wonder if you could also make other shapes like an angel using triangles for the body and wings and a diamond shape for the head. Could add color to the CD's on the body. Thanks for the inspiration!
Does anyone have a use for old floppy disks? I have many that I don't know what to do with or how to get rid of them. Can they be used in any other way?
By Cheryl from Phenix City, AL
By Mr. Thrifty08/01/2011
A Challenge! Foot Floor Hockey or Shuffleboard, a divider for card file box, construct small boxes out of them. Create art out of them, possibly jewelery. How about ice or pottery scrapers, sew up in material with say crumpled up paper, make bean bags. Magazine bookmarks. Those two small square holes? Possible decorated tree or wall ornaments. Most everything has many reuses.
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Now that computers no longer use floppy discs is there any use for all the unused ones I have? I hate to throw anything away that can be used for something else. Coasters are the only thing coming to mind.
Audrey from Enfield, CT