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7 Recycled Checkbook Covers Worth Checking Out

By Trish Smith |
Let’s face the facts: checks are boring. But if you have a cool checkbook cover you can at least feel happy for a few seconds before you open it up and start paying your bills.

Make paying bills a bit more tolerable with these recycled checkbook covers!

I don’t know of anyone who actually likes writing out checks, mainly because it feels like you’re signing away all of your hard earned money! Although many people pay their bills online, there are still a few of us who like to send in checks so we don’t have to put all of our account information out into cyber space.

Unless you get cute Disney characters or puppies customized on your checks, let’s face the facts: checks are boring. But if you have a cool checkbook cover you can at least feel happy for a few seconds before you open it up and start paying your bills.

For those of us who support recycling efforts, I actually found some recycled checkbook covers that are both eco-friendly and artistic. “Check” these out and see which one catches your eye!

1. Recycled Denim Jeans with Machine Embroidery Checkbook Cover
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

If you’re a fan of green, or of the red, white and blue, this is the checkbook cover for you. It’s made from recycled denim jeans and even says “Made in the USA” on it! Offered on Etsy.

2. Pop Tarts Recycled Wrapper Checkbook Cover
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

This checkbook cover offered on Natural Emporium is handmade from recycled Kellogg’s Pop Tart wrappers. The site also offers a Reece’s cups checkbook cover!

3. Basic Strips Recycled Checkbook Cover
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

This checkbook cover is a part of the Going Green Series on Etsy. It’s made from 70% recycled paper and an array of colorful card stock.

4. Recycled Capri Sun Pouch Checkbook Cover
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

You can learn how to make this recycled checkbook cover on ThriftyFun.

5. Under the Sea Recycled Checkbook Cover
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

This checkbook cover is offered on iCraft.ca. The outside is made from thick vinyl and wool, while the inside lining is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.

6. Recycled Babar Children’s Book Checkbook Cover
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

Everyone loves Babar. In fact, they love him so much that this checkbook cover made from recycled pages of a Babar book is sold out on Etsy! It’s still a very creative idea.

7. Recycled Kismet Indian Silk Checkbook Cover
LEAD Technologies Inc. V1.01

NubiusOrganics offers these beautiful checkbook covers made from recycled Indian silk.
Writing checks may mean signing away all of your “green money, but you can at least stay green-minded with these recycled checkbook covers!

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