|photo: 2003 Daily Green family trip|
A few weeks ago, WAKE UP TO FRUGALITY! gave away American made cookware, and last week, Consciously Frugal gave away kitchen towels. I was so moved by my blog friends that I completely pilfered their idea and this week I have decided to write some more about Preserve Products and their fabulous mission.
Preserve recycles those pesky #5 plastics that many curbside programs do not accept. #5s are also known as polypropylene and are a different polymer than the #1s and #2s that most recycling programs accept. Preserve accepts #5s and turns them into durable kitchen and personal products. (for more details, follow the links in the prior paragraph).
I was trying to decide what I wanted to give away from Preserve and somehow relate it to President's Day. Since among many things, George Washington is also known for his poor dental hygiene, I thought it would be fitting to give away a one year toothbrush subscription. In case you were curious, Abe Lincoln also had some dental issues. Apparently, a dentist broke off part of Lincoln's jaw bone while pulling a tooth -- without anesthesia.