Plastic bottles are an enormous contributor to landfill waste taking nearly 700 years just to begin decomposition. We posted some plastic bottle "fun facts" a few weeks ago that puts their rampant use in perspective, such as 80% of plastic bottles aren't recycled.
Well this little guy was upcycled from two typical 20oz soda bottles. Here's how:
- Cut the bottom portion off of your plastic bottle with a box cutter, and use fine-grain sand paper to smooth the rough edges.
- Stitch or hot glue of a zipper between two cut bottle bottoms.
This could be a hip green change purse, make up kit, condom case, or a carrier for all your psychiatric medication! Some variations include cutting a bottle lengthwise to create a clutch purse. Along those lines you could find a two liter bottles and make a larger pocket book. A simple DIY and sure to spark some conversation.