Showing posts with label eco friendly. Show all posts
Showing posts with label eco friendly. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Clean and Green Ideas For Back to School

Here are a few ways you can help the planet this school year...Remember, every litter bit helps!
Here are some simple ways you can be greener this school year #Moms #Dads #kids
  • Take your lunch in a reusable lunch box, or cloth bag instead of paper bags..
  • Recycle any packaging in your lunch box.
  • Pack a cloth napkin instead of paper one. You can reuse it! Just count all your school days...that's how many paper napkins you saved.
  • Cover your books in recycled paper bags or wrap... decorate them yourself, they could look fun and you might start a trend!
  • Use up last years school supplies before you buy new ones.
  • Use the reverse side of scrap paper for your first drafts of writing, art and math projects.
  • Keep a "craft box" of discards you think might be handy for class projects during the year...mark it "my craft box" so noone will mistake it for trash! Keep things like empty yogurt containers, elastics, string etc...that might interesting and useful for your art.
  • Take the bus or Car pool with friends...have your mom's take turns...It's fun to go to school in groups and you save lots of gas!.
  • Ask your teacher to put up Planetpals recycle kits posters to remind everyone at school about recycling.
  • Click here for more recycle ideas for everyday
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015

You're Going To Love These Eco Friendly Valentine Wreath Ideas!

Planetpals Loves Valentines Day And Loves Making It Greener

Valentines craft wreaths that are Green.  Recycle and upcycle diy wreath ideas you will love!

What better way to decorate for Valentines Day than with a big green wreath!  Repurpose surplus craft materials and other unused items you may already have.  It's that simple!  Just use your imagination and some familiar objects and you can make a wreath everyone will LOVE!

A great way to recycle ribbon scraps.The girl creative.com
Natural twig wreath with little hearts from www.thecardswedrew.com
Paper hearts make a clever wreath.  Use old greeting cards, wrap, scrapbooking paper scraps. from  www.thehybridchick.com
Playing card wreath - perfect reuse for an old deck of cards from www.planetpals.com
Wreath from repurpose wine corks from www.refabdiaries.com
Fabric or t shirt scraps sew simple! From ritamay-days.blogspot.com
Vintage ads, music sheets, photocopies in black and white.  From http://inspireco.blogspot.com
Christmas balls.  You must have some surplus!  from Dime Store Thrift.com
Vinatge cards and images, music sheets, flowers and fabric.  Romantic. From www.scrapbookgraphics.com
Great idea to resuse or cherish keepsake valentine cards. from Ribbons.com
Button or beads recycle.  A Jewel of an idea.from Craftsncoffee.com
Valentine pin ups! Put it on your door, wall or frame it in a board. Use it as a valentine cards holder. From www.funfamilycrafts.com