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My husband who paints cars at home uses our empty single serving water bottles for mixing paint. He cuts the tops off, which he can then use as a funnel, and the bottom of the plastic bottle is strong for the chemicals he needs to mix. No money wasted here, every little bit helps. Thank you.


By Michelle F from Pawnee, IL


Uses For Water Bottles

Just a safety note.

Please remember that while recycling and re-using is good, NEVER use a drink container of any kind [the cut down containers do not seem to fall into this category - I'm not talking about those] for anything other than drinkable substances.

This is a standard poisoning prevention tip. Children see a drink container and automatically think it is ok to drink. As a former EMT, believe me - kids CAN and DO drink the most awful smelling and tasting stuff. (08/28/2006)

By aardvark

Uses For Water Bottles

This is such a good way of using the plastic water bottles more than once. It is now said that reusing these bottles for water, etc. is not safe as the plastic can leak chemicals into the drink. It is good to find other ways to reuse these to reduce the amount of plastic that ends up in our landfills.


I reuse these bottles to make pots for houseplants. Punch holes in the bottom for drainage, then set them into planters that disguise the bottle. You can surround bottles with potting soil or pebbles, or not. This way a plant can be removed or changed as the needed. When using them for pots for resale at bazaars or gift, etc., do not punch holes in bottom and cover with paper, cloths, etc. Tie with ribbon. (08/28/2006)

By CamsCottage

Uses For Water Bottles

Good idea about using for funnel! Thank you! (08/28/2006)

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