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What are some good ways to reuse empty yogurt containers?

  1. AliciaC profile image99
    AliciaCposted 6 years ago

    What are some good ways to reuse empty yogurt containers?

  2. Victoria Lynn profile image91
    Victoria Lynnposted 6 years ago

    as starter containers for garden seeds inside until they're ready to be transplanted outside! Or grow herbs in the window!

  3. Becky Katz profile image84
    Becky Katzposted 6 years ago

    I paint them pretty and decorate them. They make wonderful cups to put paper clips, rubber bands, etc. in to reduce mess on your desk. Don't forget to do the lid also. Helps prevent things from spilling out when you knock them over. Label each one so you know what is in them.

  4. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    I like to use them for paints for my grandchildren.  When done, I can just toss them out.

  5. Nasia IAm UniQue profile image60
    Nasia IAm UniQueposted 6 years ago

    I just go to the store and buy little flower seeds to plant in them and then i just keep taking care of them
    or you could use them as a container for left overs inside of them!!!!!!!

  6. InterestCaptured profile image87
    InterestCapturedposted 6 years ago

    Make a tower out of them and start a bowling league

  7. modgirlok profile image61
    modgirlokposted 6 years ago

    I second the idea of using them as seed starters for your garden. they are also great to use as molds for concrete and other hard substances as you can easily cut them away when the material dries.

  8. Marcy Goodfleisch profile image97
    Marcy Goodfleischposted 6 years ago

    I must be a sloth - I just put them in the recycling bin . . .

    (hangs head and looks guilty)

  9. profile image56
    shorty72posted 6 years ago

    I use them to store kids jigsaws in or any other little things that need to be kept together. You can even use them for your leftovers to freeze.

  10. lupine profile image74
    lupineposted 6 years ago

    I use them for paint/water. They can be used to make jell-o and take for lunch.

  11. Angela Biggs profile image59
    Angela Biggsposted 6 years ago

    AliciaC it is good that you think about reusing them. You can rinse the yogurt containers with luke warm water and a pinch of salt. It will take out the smell and make it brand new. Now you can do anything with this containers. Store food items, pulses, edibles in it. Grow plants. Use it to store you kids colors, your small things that tend to get misplaced. Or if it is a big one, use it as a dustbin. Well, you can do a lot with it. Just remember to clean it properly and get rid of that stickiness and odor. smile

  12. cat on a soapbox profile image97
    cat on a soapboxposted 6 years ago

    In addition to the suggestions as seedling planters, yogurt containers can be used as cutworm collars in the vgetable garden until plants harden off. Cut the bottom off and push the cup into the soil around the plant leaving about 2" exposed above the ground.
    They can also be used with lids to store small parts for drip irrigation like connectors and emitters.

    In the art studio, they are great for mixing acrylic paints and ceramic glazes. The lids keep mixtures from drying out.