Going Green by Recycling Metal Cans for Money Saving Home Decorating

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Recycling metal cans for home furnishings, crafts, kids toys, and garden decorations is an excellent way to save money while protecting the planet. Every penny counts in small-budget decorating, and every recycling idea helps the environment. Lushome shares a collection of Green ideas for creating useful items from empty metal cans and add more fun to your home decorating for free.

Reuse and recycle metal containers when cleaning out your home, garage or pantry. Instead of dumping empty cans on a piece of land you can reuse and recycle them for home organizers, unique lighting fixtures, kids toys, and garden decorations. Check out the recycling ideas below. You can be pleasantly surprised that you can create practically anything with empty metal cans effortlessly while saving money on home decorating.

Empty drink aluminum cans and metal containers are an excellent material for DIY designs and creative crafts. Aluminum cans and all the metal cans that people have in their kitchens are fabulous Green ideas for free home decorating. As long as they are rinsed out, these metal containers can turn into home organizers, decorative vases, planters, lighting fixtures, and garden accents.

Green ideas to reuse and recycle metal cans

Recycling plastic, metal, wood for home organizers

Ideas to recycle metal cans

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Metal can bird feeders painted and decorated with ribbons

There are numerous advantages to scrap metal recycling. Protecting the environment, enjoying crafts, improving home decorating on a dime are a few examples of how recycling metal cans can be beneficial. Taking some time to learn about metal recycling helps find fabulous ideas for decorating your yard and rooms.

1. Unique lighting fixtures

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Perforated metal lights

2. Bird feeders

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

DIY bird feeders

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Bee bird feeders

3. Kids toys

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Musical instruments

4. Accessories

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Home organizers, plants, kids toys

5. Glass top tables and chairs

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Glass top coffee table

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Metal cans chair

6. Home organizers and planters

7. Clocks

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Clocks, colorful planters, and organizers

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Wall racks for accessories

8. Garden decorations, wind chimes

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Handmade wind chimes

9. Creative crafts for outdoor home decorating

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Fence and wall decorations

10. Calendars

metal crafts and green ideas to reuse and recycle metal containers

Advent calendar

  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 22.10.2016

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