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#574121 - 12/30/09 07:19 PM Recycling Windshield Wipers
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Maybe I'm getting a bit too extreme, but I hate to throw my old windshield wipers into the trash with all that metal and rubber.

Any ideas for recycling them?
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#574186 - 12/31/09 06:26 AM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Use as a window & mirror squeegee
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#574678 - 12/31/09 09:42 PM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Beetlemess]
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Congratulations on hitting 12,000 posts Beetlemess!

You know, Bob and I were just talking about ways to get a microfiber cloth into our house windows to clean the inner panes. I bet that would work perfectly!
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#574822 - 01/01/10 02:00 PM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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I love the idea of a squeegee! Now i know what to do the next time I change out wipers. Brilliant!

Edited to add: hey! I am now at 7,000 posts; I'm a chimp!


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#575380 - 01/03/10 05:54 PM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Jilly]
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Bob is not sure if they are bendy enough to work but I think it's far better than putting them into the trash. So I'll at least give it a try. Right now it's freezing out so this experiment will have to wait until the spring smile

Congrats Jilly!!
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#575415 - 01/03/10 08:13 PM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]
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Maybe the rubber part is recyclable? Wherever people accept tires?

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#575476 - 01/04/10 06:19 AM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Jilly]
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The metal could always be recycled with the rubber insert removed & used as a weather/water-proof sweep on the bottom of a door (shower; maybe a animal entrance)

Thanks for the congrats. I'll be cutting back on the postings since I attained the average of 1,000/month in a year. I like the challenge of the games but the information in the other listings is phenomenal.
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#575600 - 01/04/10 12:30 PM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Beetlemess]
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Brilliant again. A doggie door weather proofer!


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#607738 - 06/29/10 05:17 AM Re: Recycling Windshield Wipers [Re: Jilly]
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Thanks for the ideas, sure I'm going to try both


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