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reusing our packaging

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Tales of weird and wonderful ways to make use of our packaging once the contents have been enjoyed never fail to make us smile.

Apparently our veg pots make great homes for chilli plants and orchids

Matthew Walton chilli plants

Our fruit tube packaging can be turned into a mirror discovery box for exploring in the garden

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Juice carafes come in rather handy for impromptu games of skittles (add water to make things a bit trickier), and the caps are the perfect spot for growing just enough cress to spruce up an egg sarnie.

Cress

It also turns out that our kids' smoothie boxes are just the thing for carrying sick ducklings to the vets

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And as if that wasn't enough, they make pretty nifty conveyor belts for transporting snacks from one end to the other too.

Thanks to Matt, Laura, Dominic, Emily, Ian, Mrs Barry, Minnie's mum and Craig for the photos and suggestions.

If anyone thinks they can top these, we'd love to hear from you.