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8 Creative Ways to Recycle Beer Bottles
Written by Trish Smith . Sep 05, 2012
For you beer lovers out there, here are 8 creative ways that you can turn those bottles into something useful.
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.
This cool two-tiered chandelier is made from 52 beer bottles and features 8 light bulbs.
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.
Yes, the image above are recycled beer bottle serving spoons.
This isn’t very practical, but at least it looks cool.
This tree is made from empty Grolsch beer bottles.
Etsy seller Mylana makes these candles by sawing off the bottom of beer bottles and filling them with paraffin candle wax.
Solar Powered Water Heater
Chinese farmer Ma Yanjun made this solar-powered water heater out of 66 beer bottles and hosepipes.
These cool lanterns made from recycled beer bottles are perfect for the outdoors.