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5 Creative Ways to Recycle Egg Cartons

Throwing away an egg carton seems like such a waste, right? I always feel like I’m missing out on some kind of space-saving opportunity or craft project. Check out a bunch of ideas for making the most out of your used egg cartons and check out 5 creative ways to recycle egg cartons:


Recycle Egg CartonsSave up those egg cartons and create your own paper maché that you can store for future craft projects! [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][Read more] You’ll Need:

  • Glossy magazines | Egg cartons | Colander | Drainage bag | Papier mâché paste of choice | Electrical tools (adults only!)


Egg Carton Masterpieces

Recycle Egg CartonsTurn your old egg cartons into works of art with your kids! Take an afternoon to create a masterpiece of stretch it into a few days. Kid will love working with different colors, materials and textures. [Read more] You’ll Need Canvas – 9″ x 12″ | Mod Podge Sparkle | Egg carton (not foam) | Paint | Scissors | Pipe cleaners | Ribbon in coordinating color | Buttons | Craft glue | Paintbrush

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Ornament Holders

Recycle Egg Cartons Egg cartons are great because they have that rustic feel – and they’re perfect for organizing and safely storing Christmas or other holiday ornaments. You’ll Need Egg Cartons

Bird Feeders

Recycle Egg CartonsSpruce up your backyard and attract more bird with your own easy DIY bird feeders. This is a super easy one day project using things around your house (well, and bird seed) [Read more] You’ll Need Egg Cartons | Bird Seed | Twine | Scissors | Hole Punch


Eggshell Seedlings

Recycle Egg Cartons Here’s a post from a few weeks ago on how to start a seedlings in eggshells using an egg carton to hold them. Too cute! [Read more] You’ll Need Egg Carton | Empty eggshell halves | Seed-starting mic | Seeds | Small Spoon

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