From Bottle to Bird Feeder

Filed under: Recycling — Savvy Housekeeper at 7:54 am on Monday, May 10, 2010

It’s spring. The birds are so active that they wake me up every morning with their chatters (much nicer than an alarm). If you want to start feeding your birds, there’s no need to buy a bird feeder when you can make one from things around the house. For example, Family Fun Go suggests you make a bird feeder from a recycled soda bottle and old wooden spoons:

savvyhousekeeping bird feeders soda bottle milk jug

And A Home For Wild Birds suggest a bird feeder from a milk jug:

savvyhousekeeping bird feeders soda bottle milk jug

Both projects are easy and look pretty cool. And it’s a great way to re-use trash to enhance the natural world.


Comment by sarah

April 14, 2011 @ 2:25 am

Thanks for giving this awesome idea. It never crossed that soda bottles can be recycled for a birdfeeder!

Comment by julie wilbur

March 10, 2012 @ 5:05 pm

these are great projects to do with your children

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March 27, 2012 @ 11:23 pm

[...] Such a simple idea, but it works.  Wooden spoons, and a recycled plastic bottle, made into a bird feeder.  Seen over at Savvy Housekeeping. [...]

Comment by Richard

November 30, 2012 @ 5:09 pm

Such a great idea. I made a bird feeder myself using the tips here.. :-) Thanks for sharing

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October 8, 2013 @ 7:38 am

[...] 5. Turn into a bird feeder. [...]

Comment by pedro

February 11, 2014 @ 8:43 am

great idea! thanks :)

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