With the development in technology and creative ideas being used in every field, there is no item left on this Earth that cannot be effectively recycled. The world of recycling has completely changed and has yielded awesome products. The creative people who continuously keep making cool things out of waste materials have given a new dimension to the Popsicle sticks. The Popsicle sticks are one of the major items used these days in ice creams and various other food products. These Popsicle sticks are thrown into garbage and ultimately they become a major source of land fillings. These can be easily recycled by just following some simple steps. Here we are with a list of five coolest ideas of reusing the Popsicle sticks effectively. Have a look!
1. iPod case
The iPod is the name when it comes to music and there is nothing better than this in this field. The music has a new dimension with these iPods. The only problem is that these Apple iPods are not provided with a tough and strong case which can be used for various situations. There are some commercial iPod cases but all those are pretty costly. Here is a green recycled stuff for all those people who have been looking for an eco-friendly cheap iPod case. The iPod case can be easily made out of the Popsicle sticks which when arranged in shapes and sizes adjacent to the iPod can yield a tough and strong case. The best part is that you need not have to spend anything for these Popsicle sticks as they are available everywhere.
2. Popsicle stick lamp
The lamp is one of the most widely used gadget which is most of the time is recycled out of eco-friendly stuffs. Here is another such cool and exotic lamp which is made out of eco-friendly Popsicle sticks. The Popsicle sticks as we know are available in plenty around us and there is no better use than transforming them into a lamp. This cool lamp is made completely out of Popsicle stick which is used in different shapes and sizes. These sticks are arranged in a stack manner with one over the other so that it forms a bit comfortable and strong holding at the bottom. The upper cover of the lamp includes the sticks arranged in horizontal and vertical manner. These arrangements make this device look really awesome and it is really hard to ignore this beautiful lamp. This lamp is not just an eco-friendly lamp but also is gorgeous and easy to use that completely adds to the beauty of the house.
3. Pen and pencil holder
The pen and pencils are considered to be one of the major causes of the mess around in the house. These pens and pencils are really hard to manage if you don’t have a holder. The holders make it easy to find the right pen for the right use; otherwise it’s quite difficult to find a pen in a whole lot of heap. These pen holders are thus a basic need of every house and what could be better than an eco-friendly pen holder? Yes, now you can actually make a completely eco-friendly penholder just by making effective use of Popsicle sticks. These sticks can be collected from near-by places and can be arranged in a manner so that they resemble a pen holder which can hold plenty of pens. These can be made into separate blocks for holding a particular kind of pen or can be made at random so that you need not search into particular block to find your pen.
4. Plant labels
Most of us are unaware of the types of plants present in this world and it’s actually pretty hard for a person to remember these plants name as they are available plenty in number. So, labeling them is a best option to know what plant is what. Now coming to the labeling part, instead of going for the traditional method like using a paint to name the pot of the plant, you can actually make use of Popsicle sticks. The names of the plants can be written on these sticks and can be placed into the pot or it can be placed in any other place according to your wish. This method not only makes the plant and surrounding completely eco-friendly but also add up to the overall beauty of your garden.
5. Sail boat
The sail boat is the next cool thing that can be made out of these Popsicle sticks. This sail boat is quite easy to make and requires just a bit of skills. All you need to do is place the bunch of these sticks over each other in shapes so that they resemble the shape of a sail boat and keep adding up to a suitable level. After this you can add the papers to make the upper part of this boat. This boat not only looks pretty cool but also leaves a message of saving Earth by recycling as many products you can.