Beer Bottle Pint Glass

Did you know that 2/3 of all PET plastic (soft drink, water bottles, etc) that are put in the recycler end up in the landfills and our oceans? There’s a reason for the phrase Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… in that order. Here’s a great way to reuse your glass beer and water bottles in just a few simple steps with easy to find materials.


  • Glass Beer Bottle
  • Masking Tape
  • Glass Cutter
  • Sand Paper (various grits)
  • Large pot


  1. Apply tape around bottle for a cutting guide
  2. With controlled force, score a ring around the bottle
  3. Place bottle in freezer for 5 minutes
  4. In the meantime, boil water in large pot
  5. Remove frozen bottle and run hot water over the scored crack
  6. Alternate running cold water over crack
  7. Repeat hot, then cold, then hot, etc. until top falls off
  8. Sand edge smooth with a variety of sand paper grits
  9. Enjoy responsibly
Camera/Edit James Campbell
Music "Set the Flight Course For Infinity" by Captain Rhino
Producer Cyrus Sutton