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Old baby bottles

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user1465146157 · 30/05/2017 19:24

Hi - just wondering what people tend to do with old bottles?

I replaced mine recently as I read you should do after 3 months. However it feels wrong to just throw them away - are they reusable or should I just recycle them? (they're plastic)

Might sound like a stupid question but feels like a waste!


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Justmadeperfectflapjacks · 30/05/2017 19:28

I pushed my few to the back of the pantry..... Then gs came along and I bought some new teats to keep at our house!! Also keep one as a measure for the dc to use for baking instead of my glass jugs!!

pancakesunday · 30/05/2017 19:56

I put mine out for the recycling. I'm sure they would be recyclable

Scrowy · 30/05/2017 20:29

Salad dressing receptacles

gunting · 30/05/2017 20:30

I use them as measuring cups and to take cheese to work for pasta if I've run out of lunch boxes Grin

I'm v organised

namechange20050 · 30/05/2017 20:33

You don't need replace baby bottles every three months. What a waste. I should imagine the bottle companies think it's marvellous.

dementedpixie · 30/05/2017 20:33

You don't need to replace bottles after 3 months, what a waste! Replace teats when required and replace bottles if they are scratched or damaged, not just for the sake of it

user1465146157 · 31/05/2017 22:23

All good points above- the plastic ones do tend to discolour a bit so don't think its a bad idea to assess them although agree its a waste and the manufacturers are having a laugh.

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Purpleprickles · 31/05/2017 22:24

Local schools and nurseries might like them for their role play areas. I take mine into work for to use with our home corner and baby clinic role plays.

raviolidreaming · 02/06/2017 12:52

Baby bottles are not made from plastic which can be recycled.

Bluebeedee · 02/06/2017 12:57

Didn't realise they were supposed to be replaced every 3 months? Whats the reason for this?

Janek · 02/06/2017 13:01


Louiselouie0890 · 02/06/2017 13:02

I never changed them lol I checked them every now and again nothing wrong with them. I binned mine kept one for his memory box

kel1234 · 02/06/2017 21:01

Bottles do not need to be replaced every 3 months. I only replace them when I needed to. Teats can be replaced yes, but no need for bottles to be.

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