Who buys all those plastic eggs?

What happens to the gazillions of plastic Easter eggs after Sunday? They've been filling the "seasonal" aisle of every grocery store in America since Valentines Day. Are they reused? Are they taking space in landfills? Are the darn things recyclable in your community?

Either this is all very hush-hush, or CollageMama is having a Google-searching failure. If you know where they come from or where they go, please comment!

The ABCs of Easter Egg Recycling offers suggestions for reusing plastic eggs if you absolutely must buy them:

I would add reading The Enormous Egg aloud to your kids, and letting them put their rubber dinosaurs inside the plastic eggs for sandbox play.

© 2009 Nancy L. Ruder

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