Sunday, January 2, 2011

Best out of waste (Fruit Basket with a side table)

                                                 Cut Pepsi Bottles for base of table

Waste items used: 

30 used CDs
Wooden buttons from a bag
Scrap paper cutting from fruit vendor
Artificial Fruits
Fabric Colours, 
5 Pepsi bottles for table stand
Used Cardboard

The top row contains 12 CDs which are colored from the inner side. Let the shining sides of the CD face out. Now, stick wooden beads/buttons as shown in the photo on the shining side. Stick 6 CDs on a cardboard for the base of this row. Do remember that the CDs should overlap each other and you can stick them using Fevibond.
Now, for the table, take 12 CDs and put them flat down. They should overlap each other and again stick them using Fevibond. Paint and colour the CDs and the table is ready.

Take 5 Pepsi Bottles and cut the base (which is the lower part of the bottle only). Reverse these and stick the legs of these bottles to the bottom of the table.  

Fill the basket with scrap cutting papers (which you can easily source from your fruit vendor) and use Artificial fruits for presentation. The Fruit Basket with a side table is ready :)

If you like my Fruit Basket comment on my blog.

This Fruit Basket also won '1st Prize' in a 'Best out of Waste' competition for parents in the school. 


  1. This is spectacular - No wonder you won a prize. Recycling always excites me and it is so rewarding too. I love this project of yours- so much love and hardwork has gone into it. The pepsi bottle idea is the best!!

  2. This is "FANTASTIC". Recycling is one of the food habit and we should try to reuse every thing.I liked this project, specially the idea of using CD's is very nice.

    Shubhangi Saxena

  3. Anu you have done Fantastic work. Thanks for sharing the blog. Today I found one more good blog . Hope you will also like playing games on this blog.


  5. hi anu,

    thats really good, if you can do a step by step video it will surely helpmore!!!

  6. How did u stick the cds in a standing position? plzzz reply as soon as possible......

  7. How did you stick the cds in standing postion

  8. awesome' your aesthetic mind deserves an applause!

  9. very interesting what a idea ....ji..

  10. Really a great idea new idea will try it out