Want to know where to buy glass spray bottles for cleaning products? Let me share my thrifty secrets, as well as my favourite shops.
My most-asked question of late is where I buy glass bottles and glass spray bottles for cleaning products. Specifically glass bottles for storing homemade cleaning products.
To give you some context, this is some of my collection of homemade cleaning products in said glass bottles:
Repurposing Is Better Than Buying New
Want in on a secret? I didn’t buy a single one of these bottles especially for storing cleaning products. I’ve recycled every single bottle, giving each bottle a new use once I was done with the contents.
From left to right, the first bottle is a gin bottle with a screw top that conveniently fits a spray nozzle. It’s an Edinburgh Gin bottle, in case you want to know. It contains my lavender daily shower spray, which smells amazing. The gin was pretty good too!
The middle bottle is another Lidl gin bottle with a cork /wood stopper. I like the size of this one, and use it to store my homemade fabric conditioner.
The last bottle is a glass vinegar bottle. I’ve repurposed this to hold my homemade fabric refresher spray. Some shops have started to sell their vinegar in plastic bottles (hello Sainsbury’s). However, glass bottles of vinegar are still widely available in other shops (try the Co-Op if you’re stuggling). And at under 70p, the vinegar makes a super thrifty natural cleaning product ingredient and then a handy storage bottle when you’re done.
In short, any bottle will do. Just use what you already have, rather than buying something new. Bottles that have screw tops are especially useful as most will fit a spray nozzle, but as you can see even stoppered bottles have their uses.
I store these clear glass bottles in either the cupboard under my sink or my bathroom cupboard. Sunlight, particularly direct sunlight, can degrade the effectiveness of the essential oils that these products contain, hence the need to keep them someplace dark.
What About Amber Glass Bottles?
For cleaning products I tend to store on the worktop, e.g. my homemade kitchen spray, I store these products in amber glass bottles to prevent sunlight from affecting the cleaning solution.
Where to Buy Glass Spray Bottles for Cleaning?
I haven’t (yet!) found a way to purchase something I need in an amber glass bottle. Therefore, I do buy amber glass bottles specifically for use for storing cleaning products. I purchase them from G Baldwin & Co, in the 500 ml size as I find that size the most practical, and at 85p a bottle they thankfully aren’t expensive.
What About The Nozzles?
For the spray tops, I try to reuse spray nozzles from old eco-friendly cleaning product bottles. I always find the best thing to do is to pop the stem of the spray nozzle in water and spray it a few times. This removes any pre-existing cleaning solution that might be in there before using it in your lovely homemade products.
Spray nozzles can also be purchased from G Baldwin & Co, pretty cheaply too if you don’t have enough.
I hope this has helped with your glass spray bottles for cleaning products queries, and, of course, if you are looking for some cleaning product recipes then I can wholeheartedly recommend this book! ;)