22 Ways to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

There are infinite cool ways to reuse junk in your plant life, especially now with shabby chic trends. An old can can be easily painted brightly or decorated with an expressive collage. A broken grill or even car part can act as a gallery for growing plants. Shoes! mugs! jars! ink jet printers! teapots! toilets! shoe organizers! The possibilities are endless.

With the never-ending invention of new products available to us, we can’t help but constantly upgrade our own possessions. A printer guaranteed to be the best printer available will suddenly become defunct after a few months when an even better printer hits the market or when tech like 3-D printing becomes an accessible fresh trend.

22 Ways to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

Apparently, we have been battling this broken printer problem for quite some time now…

Sometimes, a product we own might simply lose its original purpose, how a jar without its pickles becomes useless once you’ve eaten all the pickles, or perhaps you have no idea what happened to the other red croc you used to wear, so the single croc becomes trash. With so many materials like plastic, rubber and glass sticking around on our planet with nowhere to go (materials that will outlast our kid’s kids) and no one but mother earth to do the cleaning, this crap builds up.

22 Ways to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

It ends up in our environments, landfills or, particularly technological waste, ends up getting shipped and dumped on underdeveloped nations. It’s undeniable, like an overburdened housewife, mother earth simply can’t keep up with the global-sized chores.

22 Ways to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

A tiny way to lend her a hand is to recycle some of your old junk (that you might normally throw out for the garbage fairies) as pots for plants! You can check two good deeds off your list: decreasing wastefulness and increasing plant life.

Here’s 22 examples of how to make useless junk into cute pots for plants: 

1. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

2. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

3. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

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5. birdbath plant pot

6. croc plant

7. KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

8. pickle jar pot

9. vertical-garden-from-shoe-organizer

10. light bulb plant

11. Herb Garden

12. Vines in the Yard

13. Recycled flowers

14. flower pot

15. New use for my inkjet printer

16. potted plants at the rainforest lodge

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17. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

18. Bastrop Potted Plant

19. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

20. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

21. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

22. How to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

There are infinite cool ways to reuse junk in your plant life, especially now with shabby chic trends. An old can can be easily painted brightly or decorated with an expressive collage. A broken grill or even car part can act as a gallery for growing plants. Shoes! mugs! jars! ink jet printers! teapots! toilets! shoe organizers! The possibilities are endless. How else can we reuse junk as homes for plants? Got any more fabulous ideas? Please share with us. Mother earth is dying to know (literally).

22 Ways to Turn Your Old Junk into Pretty Pots for Plants

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