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How to get writing off of styrofoam egg cartons?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by crazy4daisy, Jun 4, 2007.

  1. crazy4daisy

    crazy4daisy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, usually one of you out in internet world has an answer on how to do anything, sooo....

    Do any of you know how to get the ink, or writing, or whatever it is - off of the styrofoam egg cartons?
     
  2. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hmm, not sure. maybe the acetone in fingernail polish remover?
     
  3. crazy4daisy

    crazy4daisy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that might work...
     
  4. crazy4daisy

    crazy4daisy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh, it worked! Thanks so much! You see, having chickens, you can never have too many egg cartons - just in case! And I don't wan't their brand name on my eggs... [​IMG]
     
  5. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Wow, I was thinking the acetone would MELT the styrofoam. Hmmmm, gonna have to try that!! LOL Thanks!
     
  6. crazy4daisy

    crazy4daisy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just put a LITTLE bit on a cotton ball and rubbed it over the writing - it came right off as soon as I put it on! Use the gentlest fingernail polish remover you can find in your house and it'll work!
     
  7. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No need for applause folks, really, no need....

    [​IMG]

    Just kidding! I sorta remembered that from my youth-I had WAY too much free time on my hands and tested remover and polish on all sorts of things-drove my mom crazy when I was younger lol!

    So glad you can now use the cartons [​IMG] I always look for thrifty ways to recycle too.

    PS: Shhhhh...NEVER mix crazy glue and remover-don't ask how I know [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2007
  8. crazy4daisy

    crazy4daisy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL, you got me lauging so hard on that! Okay, now I have to ask, what happens when you mix crazy glue and remover?
     

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