Top 18 Creative Ideas How To Recycle Old Tin Cans

Tin and aluminum cans are just one of the many things that after the use are thrown away. Coming up with various easy and cheap DIY tin recycling ideas will help to save precious natural resources, energy and money and will help making some very useful and decorative items for your home. You can consider making some creative handmade tin projects and crafts and having fun. Here you have a selection of top 18 creative ideas how to recycle old tin cans. Check them and try to make some of them on yourself. Enjoy!

 

  • Make a cute figure using only old tin cans that will be simple, but very eye catching decoration for your garden, or even for your home.
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  • Use old cans to make containers for storing your tools or accessories. You can decorate the cans and set them up so that everything to be at your fingertips.
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  • Here are some excellent examples how the tin cans can be used as flower vases for almost any space, and for festive occasions. Be creative, paint the cans or decorate them differently to get some nice decorative detail for your living room.
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  • In the kitchen, we always need containers for cutlery. Old cans are one possible and creative option how to make a variety of containers for disposal of cutlery.
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  • You can use the bigger tin cans as wall towel storage in the bathroom. Make sure you have glue, scissors and paper with certain design, such as flowers in this case. Decorate the cans the way you want using paper or some material and when you’re done attach them on the canvas and hang them on the bathroom wall.
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  • Trim tin cans in half and put them in the drawer because they will be great for keeping your office supplies in order.
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  • Not only in the drawer, you can also put the cans everywhere in the office as a storage option for storing different things and keep your office well organized.
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  • What contribution to the beauty of the wall or in some corner of the garden. Cans are great for flower pots because they are resistant to the weather. It is a very cheap investment and all you need is paint and a couple of nails.
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  • Very cute and practical solution for growing herbs indoors. At the same time you get a new interesting detail in the kitchen that costs nothing. Just a bit of creativity and wish and your herb garden will be ready in no time.
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  • The used tin cans can serve as lantern centerpieces as home or garden decoration. Just drill some holes on the cans and put inside lights or candles and you will get an adorable lighting feature.
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  • Paint a tin can and cut out the design the way you prefer. This is perfect idea for creating a lampshade for a smaller table or wall lamp that will give a unique lighting in your home at night.
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