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What to do with PVC bag
September 4, 2013 - 2:13 pm

I am a new follower of this blog and I am ashamed to find that I have bought a sewing machine that was packaged in a styrofoam block that also comes with a convenient PVC machine cover. At first, I felt that I had to return it, but the seller was so nice and professional. The machine also works great (he changed the plastic gears to metal gears). With all this I was tempted and I had resigned.


Now every morning when I wake up, I stare at the PVC cover and feel guilty. I know that PVC is hazardous to everyone, but what should I do with it? Should I be putting it in some place other than the landfill?


Please give me suggestions, thank you.

Plastic-Free Ericka Moderator
September 5, 2013 - 12:27 pm

Ah that is quite the conundrum. My best idea is try putting it on a site like Craigslist, maybe someone else can find a use for it. 

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