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Make Chalkboard Garden Markers with Blinds Slats

r May 13, 2014 | B Crafty at Home

Recycling has become so ingrained in our lives, that it’s puzzling when things can’t be recycled easily. If you’ve recently upgraded your window coverings, you may feel guilty sending a house full of blinds to the landfill. To go a little greener, you can take aluminum blinds to a scrap metal yard or recycling center, and faux wood or wood blinds are gladly accepted at the Habitat For Humanity ReStore. Before you donate them all, save one set to upcycle into chalkboard garden markers. Learn more about recycling blinds. Chalkboard Garden Makers Made With Blinds Slats What You Need: Chalkboard Paint Paintbrush Aluminum or wooden blinds slats cut to 6″-12″ lengths Chalk How to Make Garden Markers with Recycled Blinds…

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Blinds for Clunkers, Everyone’s Doing It

r May 18, 2010 | B Culture, Charity

Last year, in an effort to encourage people to donate blinds or recycle their old blinds, we started Blinds for Clunkers. Blinds for Clunkers was a simple idea borne from a similar, government-approved program you might remember called Cash for…

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