Recycle Your Packet of Crisps!

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Turn Your Packet Of Crisps Into A Mini-Version With This Instructable!

Step 1: Put Your Crisps Into the Microwave

Place Your Crisps Into The Microwave On 800W For 3 - 5 Seconds.

Note: You Will See Sparks And Obviously The Packet Of Crisps Shrinking.

Step 2: Leave the Crisps to Stand

Leave The Crisps To Stand For 10 - 15 Seconds.

Step 3: You Now Have a Mini Packet of Crisps!

Now You Have A Mini Packet Of Crisps Have Fun!!!




Remember: RECYCLE And Save The PLANET!

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    36 Discussions

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    dumdumrom

    5 years ago on Step 3

    re-ciclo
    un nuevo ciclo para un viejo objeto que ya cumplio con su objetivo principal
    que uso le podes dar a eso? no creo que cuente como recliclado.

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    roulopa

    7 years ago on Introduction

    The best way would be to actually NOT EAT crisps at all...

    They are packaged in large bags with a lot of air, travel a long way and need a lot of energy to manufacture and get to you...

    Chips would be greener (in a way) but then again, fried food is no good to you at all.

    Have a nice snacking time ;-)

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    HarrisIndi

    7 years ago on Step 3

    When I was younger we had these sorts of packets, we put them in the oven and they would shrink well, they'd curl a bit but then flatten out again. Unfortunately, most of our packets have a foil lining now (Australia).

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    BraeburnNatNoBrains

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    Really? Because I have never seen them. Anywhere. At all. What country were they purchased in, if I might ask? :D

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    DvdrwBraeburn

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    After making this my microwave is absoloutey fine. You can also put them in the oven in aluminium foil wrapped round.. But microwave works best.

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    redbuho

    11 years ago on Step 3

    to MMM. TO PUT ANY METAL THING IN THE MICRONDAS IS DANGEROUS. BUT I´M NOT YOUR MOM

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    nekoheehee

    10 years ago on Introduction

    I don't get how this is recycling anything :\ if anything it might be harmful to the environment.

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    Dvdrw

    10 years ago on Introduction

    Ye, I personally wouldnt reccomend you doing this unless you have a spare microwave, My microwave is fine after doing this but id rather you not having to buy a new microwave.

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    bun!1

    10 years ago on Introduction

    It didn't really work for us as it threw sparks everywhere and nearly blew up our kitchen. It is a good idea but we then tried in the oven for about 5 minutes at around 230 degrees it worked and shrunk to about 2cm by 5cm. Of course it could of just been our microwave.

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    philipster

    11 years ago on Introduction

    mabey its diffrest to amrerican peoduct packagaing but when i did it the packagaring had bits of mnetal oxide causing the sparcks that made plazma then it got insode and melted the transistor and i have blown up a mircowave by putting 20 cds in the microwave

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    zonemad96philipster

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    it says that you will see sparks. its only plasma cut a grape in half place it in the microwave on high for 30 sec and watch it you will see sparks. their harmless

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    Dvdrw

    11 years ago on Introduction

    Guys, This Is Enviromentally Friendly Becuase You Are Only Using 3 - 5 Seconds Of Electricity And Shrinking The Crisps Smaller So You Dont Have To Use As Many Bin Bags. And Yes This Does Work! I Will Add A Video Of It Soon.