7 Ways to Repurpose Old Electronics
March 15, 2021 Category: Residential Services
Deciding what to do with old electronics is never an easy task. You can take them to an electronic recycling program or donate them. But have you ever considered using them for decorations or DIY projects around your home? That’s right, you can use your old electronics to make everyday household items, jewelry, or fun crafts. This past year has required a lot of creative thinking when it comes to finding projects to stay occupied at home. Here are some craft ideas that maybe you haven’t thought of yet!
1. CD Coasters
Take old CD’s that you don’t need or use, decorate them, and use them as coasters. This repurpose just needs some sand paper, fabric, old CD’s and glue.
2. Fish Tank
Use a vintage TV or an old desktop computer screen to make a fish tank. Watch this video to see how this man turned an old iMac into a fish tank.
With all of those CD’s being turned into coasters, what are you going to do with the cases? Why not turn them into a greenhouse? Follow the steps in this DIY website to learn how to do it!
4. Pet Bed
Turn a vintage TV into a bed for your fluffy friends.
5. Storage Container or Piggy Bank
Use old floppy discs (yes, old floppy discs) to make a storage container or pot for your plants by gluing them together. If you put a floppy disk on top of the container can turn into a piggy bank for spare change!
Use old keyboard keys or remote control buttons to make your own earrings.
7. Guitar Picks
Use old circuit boards to make a new guitar pick.
These are just a few of many different ways to repurpose your old electronic devices, and something to do other than just taking them to a recycling program. All of these options are environmentally friendly and your old technology will never go out of style!
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