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Holiday Waste-Wise Gift Ideas

Don’t “Throw It All Away” This Holiday Season
The holiday season brings an influx of paper to homes in the form of holiday advertising and shopping catalogues, not to mention envelopes and wrapping paper. Holiday entertaining can also generate lots of aluminum cans. Remind parents and fellow teachers to give […]

How to Make a Recycled Haunted House

 Are you on the hunt for inexpensive Halloween décor? Ghost hunters and children alike can conjure up some ghosts with this recycled craft. Use leftover tissue boxes to make a haunted house perfect for display on a tabletop, mantle or shelf.

Pencil/Pen Holder

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This 100% recycled pencil and pen organizer is perfect for organizing your office items on top of your desk. With a few cardboard tubes you can make this pencil holder with ease […]

Mr. Bones

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REUSE plastic milk jugs to make a skeleton. Celebrate Halloween and the 3R's. Little kids can punch holes and tie on bones. Cutting the plastic and gluing is a job for older kids and parents. Painting Mr. Bones in a neon color (which makes him to appear to glow) or drawing faces, fingernails, etc. are jobs for all creative spirits.

Plastic Kite

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Ever wondered what you can do with those leftover plastic bags? This traditional type kite is perfect for using those grocery plastic bags that aren’t recyclable and clog up landfills. With a few […]

Milk Jug Birdfeeder

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Watch birds from your backyard with a bird feeder made from recyclable milk jugs. This craft is fun and simple for kids of all ages. Within minutes you can hang your bird […]