Taking the greener approach – Bottles and Jars

Lexi Gugger

If you have bought anything from our groceries section in the shop or online, you’ll see that most products come in glass jars or bottles. You can recycle most of these types of glasses but why not reuse them and make fabulous gifts? Or make a handy place for you to store things?

Jars Storage

Regifting is the trendy, sustainable way you can give someone something they are almost guaranteed to like plus you saved money by using what you’ve got!

The cool thing is that jars and bottles come in all shapes and sizes, which leaves you with a whole heap of creative freedom! So, with any of the below suggestions, tips and tricks feel free to experiment, you might even be surprised at how easy and fun reusing can be.

Here are a couple of our top favourites:
  • Funky shaped vases
  • Snazzy looking storage for seeds, screws, buttons, thread, spices, herbs, bathroom supplies and pretty much anything else you can think of!
  • A reusable container for things like salt, so instead of always buying new plastic salt grinders, simply buy a bag of pre-ground salt and just top up the jar as needed.
  • A wind-proof Candleholders (Please be careful and ensure the jar are large enough that they don’t become hot or overheated from the heat of the candle.