01/11/2013 (press release: [email protected]) // West Allis, WI, USA // Mike Hottinger
West Allis, WI. – Jan. 14th, 2013 – Milwaukee area based Flat Tire Décor is excited to announce the launch of its Flowerpots by Flat Tire® program. Flowerpots by Flat Tire is a do-it-yourself kit designed for children to make their own flowerpot from recycled tires. Flat Tire Flowerpot kits are a hands-on activity encouraging environmental awareness. Flowerpots’ by Flat Tire introduces children to the basics of recycling and plant life.
Flat Tire’s Original Flowerpot Making Kit from Recycled Tires provides a hands-on activity for children ages 10 and up. Inside each kit, students will find all of the necessary pieces, as well as illustrated instructions. The Flat Tire Flowerpot kits are perfect for Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Mother’s Day gifts, Fathers’ Day gifts, Earth Day activities, garden centers, garden clubs, botanical gardens, gift shops, florists, youth eco organizations, school environmental groups, birthday activities, school classroom activities, fundraisers, etc.!
This cross-curricular activity is sure to be appreciated by all teachers who enjoy combining science and social studies. Themes like recycling, environmental studies, and seed growth are just a few of the many topics that could be integrated into the Flowerpot project. And, more importantly, children will feel proud to create a new accessory out of something that was once considered trash. There is curriculum and lesson plans available for download on the website as well.
As with all of Flat Tire Décor’s items, the Flowerpots are made from a tire that has reached the end of the road. With a little creativity and concern for the environment, these tires are transformed into something useable getting a shot at a repeat performance. Because of the uniqueness of the tires and the manufacturing process, each Flat Tire Flowerpot has its own distinct character, texture, and story. No two pots will ever be identical.
Organizations interested in purchasing Flowerpot kits are able to buy them at wholesale prices. The basic kit retails for $9.99. There is a deluxe kit that includes everything needed to plant a flower including organic potting soil and flower seeds. The deluxe kit retails for $12.99. Wholesale pricing is available for orders of 25 or more kits. More information can be found on the website at www.flattireflowerpots.com.
Flat Tire Décor designs, develops, and markets unique and innovative products that utilize recycled and re-inspired scrap tires. Flat Tire Décor is sure to have a conversation starting product for any home or garden! All of the company’s products are made in the Milwaukee area. The company uses job skills organizations to aid in the manufacture of all its products, which gives valuable training and work experience to persons with disabilities. This experience leads to a greater sense of self-esteem and improves the function and quality of life for these workers. Flat Tire is proud of their products and of the people who make them! Visit www.FlatTireDecor.com for more information.
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