Do carpet shops still get carpet rolled around a cardboard / other material "tube"? Or am I living in the past? Usually they would discard such a thing when they reached the end of the roll. Cut into lengths it could be ideal for bunches of flowers.
5 Precepts of Buddhism seem appropriate. Refrain from taking life. Refrain from taking that which is not given. Refrain from misconduct. Refrain from lying. Refrain from intoxicants which lead to loss of mindfulness