Plastic Bottles: Most Useful Trash You’ll Find

Plastic Bottles: Most Useful Trash You’ll Find

( – One of the most common items people toss away every day is plastic bottles.  In fact, Americans throw away about 1,500 bottles every second. What many may find surprising is that these bottles can be used for much more than just holding liquid. Thankfully, these alternative uses can keep at least some of them out of landfills and oceans.

As the video above shows, workers can use plastic bottles to build a functional classroom. All they have to do is pack them with sand, creating bricks for the walls and floor.

There are a lot of ways you can use plastic bottles as a prepper or survivalist.

  • You can use these same sand-bottle bricks to bulletproof your home, much like you would using sandbags.
  • You can also use plastic bottles to boil water. Of course, you’ll need a fire to accomplish this task. Luckily, you can start a fire using a plastic bottle as well. Who knew?
  • You can also use a plastic bottle to create a fish trap and feed yourself.
  • Of course, you can always use plastic bottles to hold water and other liquids.

Considering all of its various uses, you might want to think twice before tossing that old water bottle in the garbage.

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