Recycled Packaging

In our society of “buy it, use it, trash it”, we are invaded by packagings. In fact, there is a packaging for everything, and you pay it! So, instead of throwing them away, reuse them into something useful, find more than a hundred of ideas to reuse your old packagings in this category.

Recycled 50lb Feed Sacks into Shopping Bag

By Neokentin

Up-cycled farm animal feed sacks, these recycled feed bag totes are very durable and quite trendy especially with the “Eat Fresh, Eat Local” crowd.

The Ugly Duckling: Made from Upcycled Plastic Bottles

By Neokentin

After a wooden base, a 2-liter bottle was screwed to a piece of wood. A small copper pipe forms the outer shape of the wing. Soda Bottles and cut into strips and heated to form around the armature and shaped gallon milk jugs and various soda and water bottles are shaped, layer after layer to create the color and shape of the swan to capture color and motion of a swan landing on the water. Various colored bottles are layered to created the splash at the bottom of the swan crashes into the surface of the water

Upcycled Leather Into Gift Tags

By Ronja Lotte

Dear friends, I’m not ready yet to wrap my Christmas gifts but I’ve already thought about wrapping ideas and I want to show you one of these ideas today: gift […]

Upcycled Tin Can Into Christmas Nesting Dolls

By Upcycled Design Lab

I recycle so many tin cans. One day I realized that several of them fit inside one another and an idea was born. These templates are available for free on […]

Amazing Gift Boxes Made Out Of Recycled Plastic Bottles

By RecicladoCreativo by Rosa Montesa

Creative ideas to reuse plastic bottles and make amazing gift boxes with them. You can choose bottles of different sizes and colors to make your own boxes: square boxes, pillow […]

Tonno In Scatola / Upcycled Tuna Can Into Desk Lamp

By Manlio

Tuna can upcycled into a desk lamp with two LED for the light. Scatola di tonno con montatura in foglia ora. Illuminazione due lampade led.

Tetrapak as Plant Pot

By Mhytz

I used these Tetrapak juice boxes as a container for my plants to add some extra colors.

How To Make A Puzzle (Tangram) With A Soda Can

By bijouxfaitalamain13 (Isabel Naomi)

Isabel and I are both fans of the big shot machine, their Bigz Dies can cut through a lot of different materials. A while back we bought the tangram die. […]

Repurpose Produce Containers

By Neokentin

When you buy your produce at the supermarket, you know many are already packed in these plastic containers, and for me, personally, they are annoying… more plastic to the trash, […]

Mosaics Made With Recycled Candy and Drink Labels

By Recycled Mosaics

All my work is created with recycled candy and drink labels. It takes a good amount of time to create these mosaics, but it’s so worth it to share the […]

Fused Plastic Bags Wall Decoration

By Helena Andreasson

I made a wall decoration by fusing slices of old plastic bags into buns. I used chain and wire to put them together.

Volcano: Eco-design Workshop For Children

By Neokentin

VOLCANO is a workshop/school of eco-design that produces and teaches children, young people and adults to create games and educational toys from post consume packaging and alternative materials. When throwing […]

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