Old mascara brushes turn into Wands for Wildlife

Mascara brushes for wildlife refuge

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - In a world where we aim to recycle and reuse, a wildlife rehabilitation refuge wants old mascara tubes.

Pet Supplies Plus in Wilmington is helping by collecting the tubes.

We are starting an old mascara tube drive to support Wands for Wildlife!! Drop off your used tubes of mascara and we will clean them and send them to Wands for Wildlife!!

Posted by Pet Supplies Plus - Wilmington, NC on Thursday, January 24, 2019

The bristles from a mascara wand can be cleaned and are used to get pests out of the fur on injured and orphaned animals.

Drop off any old mascara tubes at Pet Supplies Plus on 5954 Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington.

The donated mascara tubes will be donated to the Appalachian Wildlife Refuge.

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