As you’ll see from the photo above, she’s got quite a collection of dosing balls now and rather than seeing them end up in landfill, she asked our community of zero heroes what to do with them.
So without further ado, here are the suggestions:
six ways to reuse laundry detergent dosing balls!
Emma suggested “You could use them to organise your stationary in your draw – things like drawing pins, paper clips, blue tack etc..”
Fun for Barbie
The Laugh-out-loud suggestion came from ‘LondonWorms’ – she said “Dumbells for Barbie and Ken???? No, it’s fine. I can see the door. I’m leaving now :-)”
@myzerowaste Dumbells for Barbie and Ken???? No, it’s fine. I can see the door. I’m leaving now
— London Worms (@Londonworms) April 2, 2014
Karen suggested “Reuse those little battery powered fake tea lights from Halloween and make mini lanterns. You could hang them up with string!”
Sadie said “My three year old would love to just play with them. She likes to count stones or pennies out into pots.”
Ray said “Put a little hole in the bottom then they’d make good seed pots.” Sadie added “These would be idea to grow mustard and cress in.”
Emma said “If the opening is wide enough you could fill them with sweets or grapes and give to your children when travelling in the car.”
Over to you; how would you reuse these small plastic containers?