What to do with empty cans

  6 answers
  • Big lulu Big lulu on Nov 16, 2017
    Recycle them.
    Cook chickens on them.
    Use them for target practice.

  • Molly Anmar Molly Anmar on Nov 16, 2017
    In addition to Lulu's suggestions, you can use them for a number of crafts. Also, you can use clean metal cans to bake individual goodies for holiday giving, like brown bread, banana bread and such.

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Nov 16, 2017
    There are a number of craft ideas on Hometalk too. I used the phrase 'tin cans' because using 'cans' included huge trash/garbage cans. If you meant bigger cans, just put the word ' cans ' at the top left, next to the blue Hometalkers logo where it says "Find your next project!". Otherwise, use this link for smaller cans:
    Best of luck with your project!

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Nov 16, 2017
    Use to make Lanterns (Punch Holes) add Tea light

  • Janet Panos Janet Panos on Nov 16, 2017
    Hello Pamela! If you are into crafting, here are some great Hometalk ideas on how to use those cans:


  • Pamela Gould Pamela Gould on Nov 18, 2017
    I did see a project that showed making lanterns out of them,I bought all the tools and now can't seem to find the instructions on the project can anyone help me. thank you