How to Reuse Empty Medicine Bottles

There are many ways in which empty medicine bottles can be reused. However before any bottle can be reused it is necessary to dip the empty bottle in boiling water for about 5 minutes. This will serve purposes. Firstly, it will remove all the dust and bacteria which may be present and secondly, it will loosen the sticker over the bottle, which can then be scratched off with ease.

Instructions

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    You can utilize the empty bottles as reservoirs for loose change. You never know when these coins can come in handy.

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    Empty medicine bottles can also be used to store petty items like thumb tacks, paperclips, small nails, and picture hangers.

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    Larger medicine bottles can be used for the storage of nails, screws and bolts.

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    It can also be used for the storage of small fishing items like hooks, lures, bobbers.

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    If you are into creating crafty items, you already know that storage becomes a big problem in case of small trinkets like glitter, sequins, beads and googly eyes. These items can be stored separately in different bottles and if necessary each bottle can be tagged.

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    You can also use these empty bottles to make a small first aid kit, which can be carried along anywhere.

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    Bottles of different sizes can be used to store spices and different form of lentils, beans etc.

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    You can also donate the empty bottles to veterinary hospitals, which often find the need of small containers for storage of medicine.

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    These containers can also be used as decorations. You can simply colour the sand in different shades, put it in transparent bottles and then stack them all together. Now arrange for a bulb or a source of light in the background and you have a superbly decorated corner. Similarly, these bottles can also be decorated with the help of glitter.

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    Use the empty containers for storage of spirit or nail polish removers.

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    These containers can also be used to store the rubber band. Bands of different sizes can be stored in different bottles.

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    These bottles can be used to store left over paint.

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    Postage stamps can also be kept in these bottles.

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    Empty medicine bottles can also be used to make portable sewing kits, which come in handy during travelling.

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    You can also use these bottles to carry small of amount of shampoo during travel.

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    If you are into gardening, you can use these bottles to store seeds.

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