In Europe, for the milk we use tetra-briks covered with a thin aluminum foil. Every time I Throw away one of them, I wonder: what can I do with it?
After making an "Armored Knight carnival dress" for my son I build up a drawer with this carton/plastic/aluminum bricks. Is literally indestructible, and for my (little) workshop, ideal.
I know I can build it more polite or prettiest, but...Here it is the result:
To see a complete "how to do it", you can check my instructables here:
Got Milk? a Milk crate drawer