9 Survival Uses for an Empty Pill Bottle

survival uses for pill bottles 9 Survival Uses for an Empty Pill Bottle

Don’t Throw Those Old Pill Bottles Out Just Yet!

Don’t throw away that empty prescription bottle!

Here’s how to make a survival kit and a first aid kit using an empty plastic pill bottle which can fit anywhere.

1. Survival Kit

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You can put anything you want in your survival kit as long as it fits without damaging any of the other components. Obviously the bigger your pill bottle, the more stuff you can put in your survival kit. While it’s not a full-fledged bug-out bag, what you put in your pill bottle can help you in a dire emergency. Remember, knowledge is your ultimate survival tool – everything else is just helpful!

As shown above, the list of items for this particular pill bottle survival kit include:

  1. Pill Bottle
  2. Matches
  3. Birthday Candles
  4. Fire Straws
  5. Button
  6. Mini Red Finger Flashlight
  7. Index Card
  8. Safety Pins
  9. Dental Floss
  10. Neosporin Straws
  11. Tweezers
  12. Ibuprofen
  13. Allergy Medication
  14. Cotton Balls
  15. Alcohol Wipes
  16. Band-aids
  17. Money
  18. Aluminum Foil

Further details and instructions can be found here.

2. First Aid Kit

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Further details and instructions can be found here.

Also, check out this great video on another first aid kit using a pill bottle!

3. Sewing Kit

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These decorated pill bottles can turn your never-ending search for a particular crafting item into short work. Click here to read more.

4. Waterproof Money Container

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Supplies you’ll need:

  • A pill bottle
  • E-6000 glue
  • Goo Gone
  • A nylon cord
  • A drill or a large screw

Click here for the full tutorial.

5. Hide-A-Key

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A pill bottle is the perfect shape and size for hiding a spare key. To help it blend a little more, glue a rock on top of the bottle. Bury the bottle in a hidden spot with the rock showing to help you find the bottle when you need to retrieve it. Click here to read more.

6. Ammo Storage

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Keep your ammo in a pill bottle to prevent it from getting wet. This will also keep it together in one place rather than loose in your pocket or jingling around at the bottom of your BOB. Read more here.

7. Battery Storage

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Place batteries inside for cool, dry storage and easy access when needed. Read more here.

8. Seed Collecting and Storage

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If you have plans for a garden and are collecting seeds, keep different types separated in pill bottles so they will be ready to plant when the time comes, occupying little space until then. Read more here.

9. Pill Bottle Fire Starter

diy pill bottle fire starter

This is a fun and easy project to do with your kids. It’s also a useful survival skill. A pill bottle firestarter is a versatile tool that works great in a survival situation when other firestarting methods aren’t available. Click here for the tutorial.

Want even more uses for pill bottles? Check out these tips from our friends at DIY Ready.

This Article Was First Found at survivallife.com Read The Original Article Here

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