If you don’t want to restock your fish tank because the kids lost interest or your life is just too busy to maintain an aquarium, why not repurpose the tank into something useful? Upcycling is an incredibly popular hobby and can be a great way of giving an old, redundant object a new lease of life without consigning it to a landfill. Did you know that, in the U.S. alone, we throw away enough glass every week to fill a 1,350-foot building? Glass takes over 1 million years to fully degrade, so any glass you throw in the trash is going to be sitting in that landfill for a long, long time. With that in mind, here are three fun ideas to help you repurpose your old fish tank into something you can use right now. This article contains affiliate links. If you purchase an item through one of these links, we receive a small commission that helps fund our Recycling Directory . 1. Coffee Table or Side Table Fish tanks are built to hold the considerable weight of gravel, water, fish, plants, and items of décor. So, a large redundant fish tank is ideal for safe conversion into […]


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