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DIY Tutorial: How To Turn Trash Into Flower Pots

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Making a flower pot at home is a great way to recycle waste. You can make this with things you can find around your house. These flower pots can be personal gift items for your parents. Harnessing your creativity into making something like this can open up your mind to arts and crafts as well. When converting discarded materials into a flower pot, you do not need a lot of equipment: a screwdriver and a hammer can be enough. I thought to give this a try. Although my mother was shouting at me, I kept on and did it.

How to Make a Flower Pot from Waste Material - DIY Tutorials
DIY Tutorial: How To Turn Trash Into Flower Pots

Making A Flower Pot From Trash

  • Plastic Bottle Flower Pot

Materials Needed

  1. Plastic Bottle
  2. Scissors
  3. Old CD
  4. Spray Paint 
  5. Glue

Procedure

  1. Cut off the top part of the bottle. 
  2. Turn the bottle upside down and screw the cap onto a discarded CD. Apply glue to secure the CD into place.
  3. Once the glue is dry, paint the pot in the color of your choice.
  4. Plant the plant of your choice and start using it.
  • Cork Flower Pot

Materials Needed

  1. Spare corks
  2. Army knife
  3. Miniature succulent
  4. Soil

How To Make

  1. Make a deep hole in your cork
  2. Put some soil in
  3. Plant your succulent
  4. Fill the cork with soil
  • Paper Flower Pot

Materials Needed

  1. Paint of choice
  2. Masking Tape
  3. Brushes
  4. Soil

How To Make

  1. Make beautiful and smooth shapes with your masking tape
  2. Paint decorative figures on it
  3. Add soil and fertilizer
  4. Plant the plant of your choice
  5. Fill the rest of the pot with soil
  • Glass Flower Pot

Materials Needed

  1. Mason jars
  2. Tiny pebbles
  3. Soil
  4. Strings
  5. Flowers

How To Make

  1. Pour soil into the Mason jar
  2. Position the plant 
  3. Use decorations as you want
How to Make a Flower Pot from Waste Material - DIY Tutorials
DIY Tutorial: How To Turn Trash Into Flower Pots

Some More Ideas

  • Eggshell Pots

Materials Needed

  1. Eggshells
  2. Soil
  3. Plant
  4. Paint
  5. Brush

How To Make

  1. Paint the eggshells in the color you like
  2. Fill the eggshell with soil
  3. Plant your plant
  • Cement Pot

Materials Needed

  1. Milk cartons
  2. Cement
  3. Plant

How To Make

  1. Pour cement into the carton
  2. Let it dry overnight
  3. Cut off the cardboard to reveal the cement pot inside
  4. Put soil and place the plant

These craft ideas can also help with waste management. Instead of disposing of trash, you can recycle to repurpose garbage. This can also be great as a small business idea. As well, putting plastic and nondegradables such as glass and old CDs to good use is a great initiative. It might take you some time but it will be worth it. If you love having plants around, make these pots, and you will not have to spend much on pots and such.