Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans

So you’ve eaten your tin of beans, or feed the cat or dog and are now going to throw away the tin can they come in. But before you do, why not consider keeping one or two back to make some of these ideas with…

 


Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans


 

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Bowling Game

10 – Bowling Game
www.redtedart.com/2014/10/22/halloween-tin-can-bowling

Great for party games or just some lazy summer fun in the garden. Or even inside when it is raining.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Supplies Organiser

9 – Supplies Organiser
www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAZUPX3WadQ

Keep all those stationery and craft supplies needed to make most these ideas in a tin can that also makes the list!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Garden Planters

8 – Garden Planter
www.abeautifulmess.com/2012/07/pallet-vertical-garden.html

Just pop some holes in the bottom and nail it to a vertical board. Then Bob’s your uncle, you have a great looking planter.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Bird Feeders

7 – Bird Feeders
www.momendeavors.com/2012/03/diy-bird-feeders.html

Best done with the tin drinking chocolate cans (because they have the lip) they are easy to refill and attach a perch to for the bird to stand on.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Tea Light Holder

6 – Tea Light Holder
www.makefuncreating.com/posts/tin-can-lantern-how-to-make-an-elegant-tea-light-holder

While not that easy to make these look amazing and could be used for decoration all over the house.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Totem Poles

5 – Totem Poles
hative.com/cool-totem-pole-craft-projects-for-kids

It might be a little silly, but it would be great fun to make and will keep the kids amused for hours.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Flower Pots

4 – Flower Pots
www.weddingwindow.com/blog/simple-diy-centerpieces

Best for holding shorter, wildflowers these could be a good idea for wedding table decorations

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Kitchen Utensil Holder

3 – Utensil Holder
www.apartmenttherapy.com/turn-your-empty-cans-into-stor-93032

You used them first in the kitchen, so why not recycle them for something to be used in the kitchen!

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Nesting Dolls

2 – Nesting Dolls
www.recyclart.org/2015/11/upcycled-tin-can-christmas-nesting-dolls

Tins come in all sizes and that is what makes this idea so great. Some art skills are required, but it would be great fun to have a go at making them.

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Tin Cans
Tin Can Luminaries

1 – Luminaries
www.hometalk.com/3485298/upcycled-tin-can-luminaries

Light up any garden or porch with these tin can lanterns. By cutting the holes in the sides of the tin it will create a sort of luminary effect that will bounce off the walls and plants.