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8 Creative Ways to Recycle Beer Bottles

By Trish Smith |
For you beer lovers out there, here are 8 creative ways that you can turn those bottles into something useful.
creative uses beer bottles

Nothing is more enjoyable on a hot summer day that having a nice cold beer.

If you’re like me, you probably go through quite a few beer bottles in any given week. Sometimes I get embarrassed that my recycling bin is filled with nothing but beer bottles, but then I get over it and grab another beer.

For you beer lovers out there, here are 10 creative ways that you can turn those bottles into something useful.

Chandelier
This cool two-tiered chandelier is made from 52 beer bottles and features 8 light bulbs.
chandelier recycled
Image: ecofriend

Stained Glass Wiener
Artist Brian Western creates stained glass designs like this for his online Etsy Shop titled Western Art Glass. He uses everything from recycled amber beer bottles to antique German glass.
recycled reuse
Image: etsy

Spoons
Yes, the image above are recycled beer bottle serving spoons.
Image: forkparty

Chair
This isn’t very practical, but at least it looks cool.
recycled chair
Image: quitor

Christmas Tree
This tree is made from empty Grolsch beer bottles.
christmas tree reuse
Image:greenopolis

Candles
Etsy seller Mylana makes these candles by sawing off the bottom of beer bottles and filling them with paraffin candle wax.
candles reuse
Image: etsy

Solar Powered Water Heater
Chinese farmer Ma Yanjun made this solar-powered water heater out of 66 beer bottles and hosepipes.
solar power heater
Image: weirdasianews

Lantern
These cool lanterns made from recycled beer bottles are perfect for the outdoors.
lanterns reuse
Image: remodelista

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