Rather than sending all your plastic bottles to the recycling plant (where they are landfill bound eventually) --- REUSE them! Check out this list of creative and useful things to make out of plastic bottles for your home, office, and garden!
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Bottle Bank via Martha Stewart: transform a used plastic bottle into a cute piggy bank. Could use same idea to made little containers for kids to store their collections too (use bottle with wider opening and don't make slot)