What Do You Do With Your Old License Plates?
Like everybody who drives, I had to get my tags renewed.
And this time, I was surprised to see that we have some new plates commemorating the bicentennial. They look pretty nice! But now, I have my old license plates, and I don't know what to do with them. I mean, I could throw them out, but that seems like it might be environmentally bad. Can you recycle them? I don't know.
My dad used to collect them, and hang them in the garage. He's got some old ones in there, some even that I remember, back when the plates were that brick red color. I remember it was so neat as a kid to see new colors and everyone wasn't in that same red. Now it's a little patriotic, I suppose.
I think some people do crafts with them? I looked on Ebay and Etsy, and saw people make things out of them all the time. Amazon even sells old license plates. Maybe I should sell mine? Or maybe I could make something out of it... I don't know what, though. I mean, it'd just be another thing taking up space in my house.
I think maybe my best option will be recycling. But I don't know if you can just toss them in the blue bin and hope for the best or not. Maybe I should take them to a recycling center? Maybe I should just give them to my Dad. I don't know if he'd want them, though.
Anyway, what do you do with yours? Let me know what you think in the comments.