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Found Items Sought for Energy Express Sites

Our county will host five Energy Express sites this summer and are in need of craft items to help with the program. Our office will accept these items anytime Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 p.m. For more information, please call our office at 304-272-6839 or email Julie Tritz.

Here are some examples of items that we are looking for, but we take just about anything:

  • Egg cartons
  • Paper bags (clean –all sizes)
  • Paper towel/ toilet paper tubes (they had a shortage of these last year, so we would appreciate receiving lots)
  • Large appliance boxes
  • Wallpaper samples
  • Magazines with lots of pictures
  • Empty cereal boxes
  • Empty oats boxes
  • Newspapers
  • Plastic bags – all sizes
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Foam peanuts
  • Plastic containers – all sizes/shapes
  • Used file folders
  • Heavy weight and regular paper
  • Buttons, beads, sequins
  • Freezer/butcher paper
  • Cotton balls, q-tips
  • Craft feathers
  • String, thread, yarn, spools
  • Fabrics/materials – all kinds
  • Socks/panty hose – clean
  • Clothesline/clothespins
  • Foam trays, plates, cups
  • Leftover craft materials –all kinds
  • Foam, paint, felt, decorations
  • School supplies- Markers, glue, scissors, crayons, chalk, pencils, Notebook/construction paper
  • Tape- especially painter’s tape and masking tape
  • Plastic buckets
  • Shower curtains/old sheets

photos of various recycable items to use in crafts at energy express such as yarn, paper, paper towel tubes and cotton balls