With the evolving of technology, many electronic devices have been replaced with new ones and left useless. For instance, that is the case with floppy disks. Floppy disks were the medium of choice during the 80’s and 90’s and now everyone is using flash drives to transfer information. And it seems that nowadays, almost everyone of us has a bunch of floppy disks in some drawer that we no longer use but haven’t even throw them away. So, how about you take them and make something out of them? Yes, you can recycle old floppy disks in so many versatile ways and today we are bringing to you several of them that you can get inspired from. Check them out and let us know which one of them you will try to copy. Enjoy!
DIY Floppy Disk Coasters
One of the easiest ways to recycle floppy disks is to turn them into coasters. Here is a step-by-step tutorial of how to do it.
DIY Floppy Disk Planters
Planters can be made out of so many versatile items and floppy disks are just some of them. Take five floppy disks and a glue gun and your planter is ready.
Grow Air Plant
And here is one more idea of how to grow plants in a floppy disk but this time of an air one.
Floppy Disk Bill Caddy
If you are missing some caddy or basket for storing all those bills, take several floppy disks and create some.
Notebook From Old Floppy Disks
You can easily make these notebooks with floppies as the covers, but you can buy them too.
Recycled Floppy Disk Bag
If you love wearing unique bags that will make a statement, then you may try to make some out of many floppy disks.
Floppy Disk Paper Holder
If you are missing some paper holder, you can try to make some by piercing several floppy disks and putting a metal stick through them.
Floppy Disk Greeting Cards
In case you don’t have time to go to the store to get a greeting card for your friend’s birthday, try to make this one out of old floppy disk.
Floppy Disk Wall Clock
Wall clocks can be made out of just about everything, so why don’t you try to make some out of several floppy disks.
Floppy Disk Lampshade
Lampshades can be also made of versatile items and here is an idea of a floppy disk lampshade.
If you are missing some pencil cases for your office desk, try to make some out of old floppy disks.
Floppy Disk Box Night Light
You can also make a unique night light by making a box out of floppy disks and installing a light fixture inside.
Floppy Disk Heart Wall Decor
Floppy disks can be also used to create some wall decorations. You can arrange them in all possible ways to create different shapes, for instance a heart one.
Floppy Disk Rainbow Wall Art Decor
Or you can simply place them in a frame to create a rainbow wall art decor.
Floppy Disk Laptop Desk/Stand
Here is another super cool and useful idea of how to make a laptop stand out of many floppy disks.
Make Earrings From Floppy Disk Parts
And the last idea that we have chosen for you today is of cool earrings made from floppy disks parts.
So, how would you choose to recycle all those old floppy disks that you still haven’t thrown away? Tell us in the comments and of course, don’t forget to stay up to date with the content of Top Dreamer to find many other ideas of how to recycle all those old items that you have at home.