Reusing Pump Bottles?

I go through a lot of hand sanitizer and wanted to know what ideas are out there to reuse the pump top plastic bottle?

By Laura


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November 19, 20110 found this helpful

I have one right one by the kitchen sink for dispensing dishwashing liquid:)

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November 19, 20110 found this helpful

I use my pump bottles for anything from dispensing shampoo, hair conditioner to hand lotions or you could put bath liquids in them instead of having a large bottle by the tub. You could also put liquids in these bottles such as alcohol or peroxide,and pump them out as needed instead of opening a lid. The ideas are endless.

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November 25, 20110 found this helpful

Is there a reason you can't refill the original bottle? If it were me, I'd buy a large refill bottle and keep it out of sight until it was needed to refill the more attractive sink-side bottle.


One more thing, which I saw here on the TF site: to discourage soap waste, wrap an elastic band around the pump itself, in a place where it can keep it from being fully depressed. You can slide it up or down to suit the amount you prefer to use in one squirt.

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January 14, 20140 found this helpful

I took the pump and made a mason jar soap dispenser for my kitchen sink. I have one for my hand soap and one for my dish soap. I buy refill soap in big bottles. I cut a hole in the top of a lid, sealed it in with E6000 craft glue. I do a lot of canning and had the jars and lids. I bought the original hand soap pump at the dollar store. So for a buck and reusing items I already have I have a neat dispenser for pennies on the dollar of what they sell for!

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