Originally Posted by Betty
That reminds me, if you work at an office, watch what they throw. I've got a box of overhead projector sheets that they were throwing out, a box of file folders they didn't like, brand new, a BAG of light bulbs, they replace all in a big fixture, a bunch of folders with their logo & date on that were made of some awesome green cardstock etc. SO many things they throw that we can use.
You are so right Betty! I've taken apart 3 ring binders they were chucking, and got really heavy tag board from them, along with some panels of Pleather. I also take apart computer harddrives that have been degaussed (completely wiped clean of data) and were being chucked. I get all sorts of neat pieces from them. The best is the aluminum rings that are used as spacers on the spindle to separate the disk platters. I used them to make a garland for our Christmas tree, by linking them with jump rings.