A few weeks ago I wrote about some ways that can we survive our current economic situation. If you think about it, it’s a very important subject. If things keep going the way they are now none of us would be able to survive unless we tighten our belts. With that in mind I thought that it would be a good idea to talk a little more on the subject.
When I first began wirewrapping I had no idea what to do with my scrap metal. When I was finished making a piece I would take all of the scrap from the project and brush it into a garbage can. Each and every time that I did this all I could hear is money being flushed down the toilet. I did this for several years. Then I read online something that would change the way that I dealt with my scraps forever….recycling.
Were you aware that you can sell your scrap metal? Obviously I wasn’t. However it’s true. All of the small scraps of wire that you end up with after you have finished a project can all be sold to either the company that you purchased it from, or a dealer who deals in recycling precious metals. The process is very simple and extremely rewarding. Here’s how.
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This is just one way to recoup some of the costs involved in making jewelry. If you have a great tip that you would like to pass along on how you are saving in this bad economy please let us know. Email your tip to firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll pass it along.
‘til next time,