Recycled baby wipes tub craft box

Reuse and save: new uses for your Baby Wipes tubs

Looking for ways to save money and cut down on your carbon footprint? Here are some of the creative ideas that our Huggies mums have come up with for reusing their old Baby Wipes tubs.

  • Use the tub to keep flash cards (words, numbers etc).Depending on the card size, they can be stacked bottom up or from left to right along the tub.
  • We like to play “shopping”, so the tubs are great for storing plastic fruit and veg, and using as a “cash register” for the pretend money! Sarah, ACT
  • My Parents in-Law use the tubs for their bait whilst fishing. Not a nice idea but a practical one. Ami, NSW
  • I have used my wipes tub to take to the pool with spare nappies, shampoo and my wallet so that they dont get wet. Tania, NSW
  • We use our old tubs as craft storage containers – they are the perfect size for pencils and textas!! Peta, NSW
  • It’s the perfect container to hold all those used and new computer disc. Now you don’t have to worry about where to store all those discs with precious baby photos! Katie, NSW
  • I have used my old Huggies Baby wipes tubs for charity boxes around the house. We put our spare change in them and every so often we will donate what we have collected to various charities. Vivienne, NSW
  • Store kitchen sponge/scourer/baby bottle brush cleaner in old Huggies Baby Wipes tub when they are wet and you want to put them in the kitchen cupboard. Leanne, NSW
  • Use it like a spice rack to keep all your spice and herb jars in the once container Kristine, NSW
  • My old wipes tub will go outside near the pool – for sunscreen, zinc, spare hats & toys (all the things I end up having to get back out of the pool to get!) Tracey, NSW
  • A few holes in the bottom and the lid gone they make great seedling trays or pot plants! Tiffany, NSW
  • Store my cats dry food in and also use as her feeding bowl.When she has finished closed it to keep fresh. Use as a portable first aid kit, adding bandages, ointment etc. Sheree, NSW
  • I think the tub would make the perfect peg holder as I am always losing or dropping pegs from my old one. Having a container with a lid is a big improvement! Shayne, NSW
  • I will use it as a small out and about kit; couple of nappies, face washer, singlet and bodysuit and all manner of other small things go in to go out, no more lost items in bag. Belinda, NSW
  • I use an old Huggies Baby Wipes tub to store my dog’s special treats in (his rawhide bones and schmackos etc.) Susan, NSW
  • I have it at work for “group” Lollies, it’s a hit. Claire, NSW
  • This is perfect for my kids Ninendo Sp and Gameboys, we have 3 consoles plus all the game cartridges also fit safety in tub with handy lid so it stays tidy and you can take it anywhere for play. Maria, NSW
  • It can also be used to store things for sewing: needles, threads, elastics, buttons, thimble etc. Mandy, NSW
  • As a portable first aid box. It’s the perfect size for taking on holidays and keeping in the car wen you’re out and about. Deeanne, NSW
  • A SURPRISE BOX – Each morning I choose a few small household items for my son to play with and put them in his box. He loves opening it each morning to see whats inside today! Sarah, NSW
  • I will put my washing powder in it, because the bottom of the box always manages to get wet and I loose some of the product, and its not cheap, so my Huggies box will come in handy! Shannon, NSW
  • I use my Huggies Baby Wipes tub for craft items, some have collage, some for paints, pencils and playdough. They store neatly away in the cupboard out of the way of little ones. Chris, NSW
  • I use them as a mini bin in my car to place rubbish that my son creates while we’re driving around being busy. Natalie, NSW
  • They are handy to keep little snacks or lunch in whilst I’m out and about doing jobs. Jenny, NSW
  • The old tubs are ideal for storing all your nail polish bottles. Roslyn, NSW
  • My son’s favourite toy is his Mr Potato Head! However we are always losing his “bits” – nose, ears etc. A Huggies tub is big enough to fit at all and he knows to pack away when finished. Justine, NSW
  • Huggies Baby Wipe tubs are perfect for storing my daughters hair combs and accessories, and also they’re great for storing my makeup. Stacey, NSW
  • I am going to be using my old Huggies wipes tub to store my son’s small pieces of lego in.This will stop him from losing it and it will be safely away from his baby sister too. Karen, NSW
  • The tubs are the perfect size to keep a collection of baby keepsakes, including a pair of booties, hospital wristband, cards, their first jumpsuit, a lock of hair etc. The tubs keep out pests and keep the treasures safe. Laura, NSW
  • Great for storing spare soaps in the bathroom – keeps condensation away from the soap. Fiona, NSW
  • Use to store curling ribbon & other gift decorations. Lina, NSW
  • We pour different colour non-toxic paints in the bottom of each tub for finger painting. The tubs easily take a little hand, are stable and can be closed and are easy to wipe out. Kelly, NT
  • I have several tubs- the best use is for laundry powder as I buy in bulk- it keeps it dry and in a manageable container Kylie, QLD
  • We used our old tubs for our BBQ like plastic cutlery and paper napkins. It protects the from wind rain and insects. Taffina, QLD
  • It makes a great ‘drum’ and you can store the ‘drumsticks’ (spoons) inside! Jodi, QLD
  • Lunch box for my husband! (With a lid he never loses.) Fits well in small esky – stops his food from getting soggy. Amanda, QLD
  • I think the container would be great to store all receipts that you need to complete your tax return. It would keep out bugs and is also water proof. Janeen, QLD
  • Use the tub to store sanitary napkins in the bathroom so they don’t fall out of the cupboard. Terri, SA
  • Take to the beach to collect shells. Having a lid on it will stop them spreading everywhere in the car on the way home. Charmain, SA
  • You could also use your old tub to store your photos in. you should just make sure it is clean and very dry, you don’t want any moisture ruining your precious photos. Melissa, SA
  • My husband steals all the old tubs to use in the shed. He has all sorts of nuts and bolts in them. They stack so well, giving him more room for more nuts and bolts. Kim, SA
  • A perfect container to hold jig saw pieces. And if you have a couple of tubs, as I do, it can come in handy as a lunch box for our picnics in the backyard. Chelsea,VIC
  • My hubby uses one to practice his golf chipping in the backyard. He hits the practice balls into the tub and then stores them inside when he is done. Rachel,VIC
  • I fill them with water and freeze them and use them as frozen bricks in the esky – great instead of ice! Once melted, just empty and freeze again! Jessica, VIC
  • Use it to store the farmyard animal set, marbles or crayons Janine, VIC
  • I can keep my secret stash ( a special treat just for mummy ) of mini Violet Crumbles in there. Dad will NEVER find them as he doesn’t change nappies! Genius! Tammy, WA
  • I use mine for all my small bits of scrap booking stuff. It’s a great container and they stack well when put away. Tash, WA
  • Create a box of happyness. Write on a card things you love about your child and they can read out one each day. Lisa, WA
  • I have one in the boot of my car with several cans of baby food and some spoons, for those times when a change of plans means we stay out later than expected. No hungry baby! Sally, WA
  • My tissue boxes always get squashed in the car. The box is a great way to prevent this. Put the tissues inside the box and they will never get squashed and little fingers can’t pull them out easily! Sarah, WA