Cupid Recycles! (Kane County Tips For an Eco-Friendly Valentine's Day 2019)

Cupid Recycles! (Kane County Tips For an Eco-Friendly Valentine’s Day 2019)

Kane County Recycling Coordinator Jennifer Jarland shares these tips and links, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

(1) Don’t Throw Out Your Valentines!


Candy Boxes

  • Use for gift wrapping ties, scarves and gloves.
  • Square candy boxes can be used for wrapping gifts, storing art supplies or carrying cross-stitch work.
  • Save love letters in heart-shaped boxes.
  • Fill with homemade candy.
  • Make into a Valentine’s Day card for next year.
  • Cut a heart-shaped box so that you have a flat heart. Save and let the kids use it as a template.
  • Make a Valentine’s Day decoration for next year.
  • Make a Picture Frame.
  • Cut and use for index cards.
  • Use a smaller box for storing paperclips, rubber bands, etc.
  • Use as a decorative change holder for your dresser.

Candy Wrappers

  • Use when making homemade candy. Make sure they are clean and dry.
  • String the wrappers together through the center to make a party lei.

(2) Crafty Things for Valentine’s Day

(3) Green Valentine’s Day Tips


Happy Valentine’s Day 2019!

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