Monday, March 19, 2007

Neat Little Buckets - Free

When you drink the juice from a 46 oz. can, the empty container is left.  It is a neat size, and if you take off the top and the paper label, it looks like a neat little steel bucket. 

Now if I only needed a neat little 46 oz steel bucket, I would be in clover... I have a great supply of little steel buckets available and more to come, as soon as I drink up more juice.

Help, what can I do with them?  Dr. Phil had a program devoted to people who save all their trash... newspapers, empty pill bottles and 46 oz steel buckets.  He told them they were nuts.  But he didn't call me to be on the show. (Actually he said it was a compulsion caused by a sense of "inadequacy" and could be cured by psychotherapy. So there is help for me, too.)

Oh, the State of Maine will give you a 5 cent refund on your empty can.  I could hold my buckets until California tries that...or send them to Maine.


garnett109 said...

Put those neat little steel cans in the recycle bucket, so they can make more cans that you can save.
Have a great day Chuck!

jckfrstross said...

well you could make May baskets to give to your neighbors:) maybe some flowers and candy it would brighten everyones day


hewasolddog299 said...

Best to recycle them in situ -- the dark side of Maine's recycling law is the item must be purchased in Maine to receive the refund; if they find you "cheating" (as some were doing by buying in New Hampshire before they had mandatory recycling, too) then you could be found guilty of a Class C Felony and be put in jail for up to 364 days and/or be required to pay a fine of up to $10,000 per violation.... all for a nickel refund!

plieck30 said...

Oh and I have the neatest jugs that cat litter comes in. I can carry just so many jugs of water in my truck in case I run upon a fire. Paula

monponsett said...

Just wait until 3 AM, then bang them together until an orderly takes them away.