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Recycling School Supplies

When I was art director for Bible School, I would setup boxes in the schools with the request they ask parents before donating, and they would dump their old supplies in the last day of school.

This was wonderful for our art projects, the glue bottles would be filled from our gallons of glue purchased; pencils, erasers, colors, markers, even scissors, rulers could be sorted and some things sent off to missions as school supplies.

A "TWOFER" recycle. This would be our supply of colors through out the year, you could make things with the spent crayons, shaving them, etc.

By Grandma J from Benson, MN

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June 9, 20110 found this helpful

Remember to recycle your art/craft supplies. After my mother died, we donated all her craft materials to the Girl Scouts & they were very happy to get them to use in their summer programs!

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