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THE NATIONAL
CRAYON RECYCLE
PROGRAM

and Crazy Crayons 
work together,

but neither one could exist
without kids that care about the Earth.

Please Donate
Your Unwanted Crayons

Crayons are a petroleum product that take many years to biodegrade.

MORE THAN 12 MILLION CRAYONS ARE MANUFACTURED EACH DAY!

Just think for a moment, “How many dumpsters does that fill?”

The National Crayon Recycle Program recycles unwanted, rejected, broken crayons into new crayons, keeping thousands of pounds out of the landfills and back into the creative hands of children!

You’ve Made a Difference

This “recycling” education, community service has made it possible to stop more than 120,000 pounds of unwanted crayons from going into landfills with the help from schools, organization educators and kids across this country.

Thank you for your efforts to help the Earth!

How To Recycle Your Crayons

Simple Crayon Prep


You don’t have to do anything to the crayons you’re donating!

Just collect (any amount), box, and ship them as they are – wrapped, broken or barely used – we recycle them all. 

PACKING THE BOX:

Please use sturdy boxes that closely fit the amount of the contents to avoid the box being crushed or broken.

AN EXTRA BIT OF HELP:
If you would like to assist further, sorting the crayons by color group before shipping can be a great interactive learning experience for children and highly appreciated by us.  (For instructions on how to sort the crayons, Download the Crayon Sorting Chart.)
 
 

Shipping


We also appreciate your help covering the shipping expense for your donated crayons. The NATIONAL CRAYON RECYCLE PROGRAM could not exist without this added effort on your part. 

The NATIONAL CRAYON RECYCLE PROGRAM does not receive any state, federal or private financial aid and exists solely because of caring people like you! 

COST SAVING TIP:
USPS offers Priority Flat Rate boxes for a standard fee regardless of weight.

SHIP TO:
National Crayon Recycle Program
6495 E. Placita Madera Antigua
Sahuarita, AZ 85629
Recycle Symbol Holding Earth Crayon - NO TEXT

Close the Loop


The Purchase of Crazy Crayons supports Crayon Recycling and Recycling Education. Creating an Earth conscious impact and igniting creativity through the art of coloring, recycling, and sustainable living.


HELP THE EARTH & RAISE MONEY FOR YOUR CAUSE:

Consider starting a crayon drive at your school to collect old crayons, send them in to be recycled and sell the Crazy Crayon products as a fundraiser. This is a great way to teach the kids to “Close the Loop”.  Crazy Crayons will provide wholesale pricing to your school and waive the $100 minimum purchase. 

How to start your crayon drive

1.

START IT. Provide a drop-off bin (a box works fine), put it in an easy to see location, and let everyone know it’s there. The kids can decorate the bin, place the bin on a scale, set a goal and graph their progress (great visuals). Crayon Recycle Program

The kids should think about where they see crayons going in the trash in their community such as: Restaurants, clinic waiting rooms, day cares, etc.

The CRAYON RECYCLE PROGRAM is all about “Recycling” education.

Click here to receive a Free coloring page of EARTHLING!

2.

SHARE IT. Let your neighbors, schools, community center & local media know about this recycle program that “makes soooo much sense”.

The kids may get some media recognition for the great efforts they are making to help the Earth!

3.

SHIP IT. Use sturdy boxes that closely fit the amount of the contents (as to avoid crushing or breakage of box). Crayons don’t need to be in plastic bags inside the box.

Please leave the wrappers on the crayons if they have them. It is very difficult to tell the black, purple and blue crayons apart without wrappers. 

Mail your crayon donations to:

6495 E. Placita Madera Antigua,
Sahuarita, AZ 85629

From all of us at Crazy Crayons &

The National Crayon Recycling Program

THANK YOU!