Indoor herb holders give old wine bottles new life

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Restaurants get through a large number of wine bottles, and eco-conscious kitchens typically send them to be recycled once they're finished. However, this process still uses up resources, which has prompted Portuguese startup My Little Garden to turn the containers into plant holders that help homeowners and businesses grow their own herbs. The company first collects empty bottles from local restaurants and then sends them onto OASIS — the Organization for Support and Solidarity of Social Integration — whose disabled members learn new skills for cleaning and unlabelling the bottles. The containers are then delivered to the Leiria Prison, where…

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