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Reduce, Re-use, Recycle

Number six plastic (17k)

I remember playing with Shrinky Dinks® when I was in elementary school. You can make them using clear plastic lids. It's a creative way to recycle. -Mike
Sandwich parts (22k)
I made a tiny sandwich. -Karen

    You'll Need:

  • aluminum foil
  • scissors
  • sandpaper
  • clear plastic lids (recycle code #6)
  • colored pencils
  • hot pad
  • toaster oven
Caution sign (7k)This gets HOT and sometimes smells.
Link to shrinking movie
Sanding (15k)
sand the lid
Coloring (15k)
color your design on lid
Heating (15k)
heat for a few seconds

That makes me think . . . (11k)
Why doesn't it work in a microwave? What do the numbers on the plastic mean? Why does it get thicker when it shrinks?

Yellow dot (9k) Small scale recyclers

book cover (17k)

Yellow dot (9k) George Shrinks

Yellow dot (9k) Recycling rap

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