I’m not sure if any of you eat crayons. If you do, please stop. They are non-toxic, but all that wax gums up your system. Just a few days after ingestion you’ll end up giving birth to a multi-colored toilet baby, and that’s just gross.
Let’s get on to the cool part.
I get excited when I find new things.
Just the other day I found out that you can recycle old crayons and markers. This made me happy. I have 5 kids, and that’s a lot of crayons and markers over the years. When we eat out, they break a dozen of them at least while we sit for a meal.
Not only can you recycle them. It gets better.
- You can set up stations in your schools, daycares, and churches.
- You don’t have to pay to ship them to be recycled.
- There are tons of resources to help teach kids about the process.
Sure, markers and crayons are a small part of the landfill, but I like the idea of reducing trash even one piece at a time.
Now, go out and color something nice. Feel free to send me a picture of some freehand art or even a page your kids color from a book.
Dr. Dave, a guy who uses up a lot of red coloring in his beard on photos
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