Do you have some good ideas for recycling old prescription bottles?

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Offline Karen W.

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I know.. for beads snall tacts, nails, pins, Fortune cookie fortunes... Any other suggestions???
I found I can peel off my labels easily then basically have a nice empty bottle with  a rather secure lid!

Give me some ideas will ya??

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Offline Vcoolspice

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I give my bottles to my little relatives as coin banks. Teaches them the meaning of earning/ saving!! 

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Ewe could grow single cress in each ?...or...ewe could attach them together and make a nice necklace !.....how about  finger tip warmers?....or.....ewe could make them into bowling pins ?....yes ...yes...I believe all of these are excellent ideas !!
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Offline Karen W.

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Thats a nice idea. I have put aside a bloody ton for preschool  for beads etc. They won't allow the children to play with them as they learn how to open the childproof bottles and thats a NO NO! Could get them seriously hurt!
My kids played with them though and sometimes I put rice or beans in them as rattle toys.. shakers! I at one point put them in a stuffed animal to make them easily make noise for a baby.. different items inside make a different sound and they are stitched inside and padded so no harm  unless the toy is ripped open and then they are still sealed inside the capped bottle!

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Ewe could grow single cress in each ?...or...ewe could attach them together and make a nice necklace !.....how about  finger tip warmers?....or.....ewe could make them into bowling pins ?....yes ...yes...I believe all of these are excellent ideas !!

Miniature bowling.. with maybe one of those little bouncy balls or a big shooter marble? Good ideas Neil..
What are Cress? Like water cress??

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Ewe could grow single cress in each ?...or...ewe could attach them together and make a nice necklace !.....how about  finger tip warmers?....or.....ewe could make them into bowling pins ?....yes ...yes...I believe all of these are excellent ideas !!

Miniature bowling.. with maybe one of those little bouncy balls or a big shooter marble? Good ideas Neil..
What are Cress? Like water cress??


Yes yes..water cress !!
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Hummm I have never seen water cress only heard of it.. although I may have seen it, but do not remember or did not know what it was! LOL....Thanks Kind sir!

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Wait you eat it don't you.. I think maybe I do know what it is!

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mini grenades

pot some gun powder on the bottle and but a small hole in the cap, put a fuse in the hole, throw it and run
if the pen is mightier than the sword then imagine how powerfull the printer is

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You sound like sparky (John) my oldest son!

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if the pen is mightier than the sword then imagine how powerfull the printer is

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Yeah.. You too would be good buddies! LOL!

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nothings better than pyrotechnics introduced at an early age
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Offline Karen W.

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I have to disagree with that.. My son scared the patooties out of me!

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Use small, old Prescription bottles for paperclips, pins.
Rosalind Franklin was my first cousin and one my life's main regrets is that I never met this brilliant and beautiful lady.
She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.

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I already do for straight pins! Thanks!

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I already do for straight pins! Thanks!

OK, I was thinking of these sort too.
Rosalind Franklin was my first cousin and one my life's main regrets is that I never met this brilliant and beautiful lady.
She discovered the Single DNA Helix in 1953, then it was taken by Wilkins without her knowledge or agreeement.

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They are good for snaps and lots of small sewing things depending on the size of your bottle...

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Some pharmacies in the UK take back empty medicine bottles and re-use them.

Not sure how widespread that is though.

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Offline Karen W.

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They won't take them back , which I do not understand.. But it would be the sensible thing to do!

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