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What to do with 4,000 plastic bottles?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by mongobongo, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. mongobongo

    mongobongo Newbie

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    I have around 4,000 brand new plastic bottles, which I can use to make money.. any ideas?

    I was thinking to fill them up with juice and sell them in the high street in town outside shopping centres ?

    would be great if we can have some ideas bouncing around!

    thanks
     
  2. veheme

    veheme Elite Member

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    Give them to us. We could surely use the plastic bottles to give to people in our charity (not feasible, I live in Asia) :p
     
  3. brainstorm1

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    Actually 4,000 plastic bottles is pretty worthless. I know it sounds like a lot, but it really isn't.

    Companies go through tens of thousands of bottles by the hour. I work for a water bottling manufacturing equipment company. What I would suggest is to find out where the local bottled water is produced and take it to them. They are most likely somewhere in your area even though you may have international brands like Ozarka, Aquifina etc. All these brands have local reps that bottle using their brand.
     
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  4. minxx

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    You could use your creativity and make merchandise out of those bottles.And then sell them to ebay or at your own website.Than flip the website if you want.
     
  5. bushbabie21

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    Create some "green" artwork out of it. For instance you could take some vegetable oil, water, food coloring, glitter and mud and create some pretty cool artwork and you could sell it from the angle of helping to prevent the these harmful plastics from entering the food chain or polluting the streets. Use your right hemisphere :)
     
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  6. Kaistar

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    Sell them to long distance wagon drivers at truck stops and busy lay-by's.
    They will put them to good use...
     
  7. mongobongo

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    I don't want to just give the bottles away, i want to do something with them..

    I like the idea of being creative with them, but its just about what to turn them into that people will actually buy..
     
  8. CloneX

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    Donate them for recycling.

    Or use them creatively as bushbabie21 said.
     
  9. IamNRE

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    Sing the same song about them 4000 times and upload it to youyoutube.

    I will get ya started.

    4000 bottles of beer on the wall, 4000 bottles of beeeeeer....
     
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  10. ying-yang

    ying-yang BANNED BANNED

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    put a message in each one, take it to ur local sea and cast them away.

    inside each bottle a link to ur affiliate cpa offer. lol also i link to ur face book to make a friend from each bottle.

    ooohhhh so sweet.
     
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  11. falcommoney

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    Haha I like this approach!

    Bear in mind that selling food/drinks can get you into some legal troubles in some countries.

    Creating an artwork is another great idea, just test it!
    Create a small artwork of around 100 bottles, and see if it sells.
     
  12. joeemslie

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    How'd you get these bottles, may I ask?
     
  13. bushbabie21

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    great ideas except the fact that plastic breaks down(not in a good organic way but in a small particles way) and is horrible for the environment. Dont do this one OP but nice idea

     
  14. joeemslie

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    Ha true. Maybe back to the drawing board with that one!
     
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    sell them on fiverr :)
     
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  18. falcommoney

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    1. Start Island with current bottles.
    2. keep adding bottles to your island.
    3. Get people living on your island
    4. Introduce taxes
    5. Create work for your civilization (Online Army of employees!)
    6. PROFIT! Army of employees, that pay taxes.
     
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  19. golface72

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    Make a fort out of said bottles.

    Find local neighborhood kids.

    Give kids nerf guns.

    Charge kids 5 bucks

    Let kids have "battle" in fort.
     
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  20. gundown101

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    You could sell them to homebrewers or homebrew supply shops.

    As there not glass you won't get a great price for them but you will get some thing as homebrewers as was need more bottles. I should know it's a hobby of mine and I have payed up to 10 euro A case (x24 500ml) of plastic bottles in the past.