Recycling Christmas cards

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Recycling Christmas cards

Post: #251140 Marmalady
Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:11 am

M & S are collecting old christmas cards on behalf of the Woodland Trust. They will plant a new tree for every 1000 cards they collect:

http://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/en/news ... wQXbTXUPSs

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Re: Recycling Christmas cards

Post: #251251 Thomzo
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:38 pm

Thanks for that. I know where I'll be going. Shame I've already put half of them on the fire.

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Re: Recycling Christmas cards

Post: #251252 baldybloke
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:40 pm

I use them for shopping lists before composting or burning them.
Has anyone seen the plot, I seem to have lost mine?

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Re: Recycling Christmas cards

Post: #251254 Thomzo
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:47 pm

I did sort through first to see if any could be cut up to make gift tags for next year but there were very few that were suitable.

They're good for making templates for patchwork as well.

Looks like we're starting a 101 uses for thread here....

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Re: Recycling Christmas cards

Post: #251255 clare
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:51 pm

I make Christmas tags out of suitable ones and my children use the pictures for craft and the rest goes to recycling at m&s.Clare
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Re: Recycling Christmas cards

Post: #251268 The Riff-Raff Element
Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:33 am

Oh dear - I just use ours as firelighters. I feel vaguely guilty about setting fire to something someone took the trouble to send me, but I've never got enough cardboard to keep up.


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