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Old 03-21-2008, 01:51 PM   #11
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My mother was the queen of reusing boxes. She even moved empty boxes, lol.

When she passed from this world, My brother & I gathered up the empty boxes. The amount of the empty boxes would have filled a washing machine box.

We donated all of them to a day care and they made stuff out of them for their summer projects.

I know she would have loved seeing all those boxes used.

We did keep a few of the boxes just for sentimental sake. One box was over 35 yrs old. She truly reused items, lol
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Old 03-21-2008, 02:29 PM   #12
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I re-use gift boxes all the time...and giftbags...after Christmas I claim them back up knows to save me her giftbags ...I do buy new tissue paper but really haven't bought a new gift bag/box in a very long time

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Old 03-21-2008, 06:27 PM   #13
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I reuse boxes, bags, name it. They shouldn't tell us to recycle if they don't mean it, right?

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Old 03-21-2008, 06:34 PM   #14
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I don't think it would be tacky unless you spilled maple syrup on it.

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Old 03-21-2008, 07:55 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Knitting_Guy View Post
I don't think it would be tacky unless you spilled maple syrup on it.
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Old 03-21-2008, 07:58 PM   #16
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I say use the box. I don't think it's tacky to re-use a box. Think of it as being environmentally responsible.

I second this!!

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