We are delighted to be celebrating Recycling Week with some of our favorite wildlife friendly projects the whole family can do. 

Recycling is a positive and simple way for you to help the environment, by making sure that plastic, cardboard, tin and glass doesn’t end up in a landfill, you are directly helping to shape a brighter future for humans and nature.

Follow these fun guides to create one of a kind bird feeder, bug hotels and planters:

Recycled Bottle Planters 

Whether your growing a herb garden or a smattering of snow drops, these adorable mini planters are perfect! Choose from a little pig, a bouncing bunny or a gentle frog and turn a plastic bottle into something wonderful.

Follow the instructions here.

Milk bottle Bird feeder 

What do you do with your plastic milk bottles? If you’re not making them into quaint bird feeders then you’re missing out! Paint it blue, add some flowers, fill it with food and enjoy watching the birds visit.

Follow the instructions here.

Recycled Bottle Bird House 

We all need shelter and birds are no exception. With trees being cut down and hedges shrinking, bird boxes are a perfect way to support these feathered creatures. Plastic bottle make a great base for these adorable little houses, not only are they versatile but they’re waterproof, perfect for the coming winter months!

Follow the instructions here.

Recycled Water Wall 

Create your very own sustainable water water source out of plastic bottles. Whether you’re collecting rain water or creating an irrigation system, these easy to make water wall is perfect to help get you on your way.

Follow the instructions here.

Recycled Bug Hotel 

Calling all crawling creatures, there’s a new hotel opening just for you! These delightful bug hotels are the perfect way to get your little ones engaged in the biodiversity of nature. All sorts of insects use hotels to keep dry and warm, what will you find in yours?

Follow the instructions here.

Most importantly have fun!

Be sure to tag us in the pictures of what you make.