How newspaper and
magazine recycling is improving our environment
is now a part of our lives. It is not only satisfying but it makes sense to
re-use materials - and it helps save energy and reduces waste.
such as plastic bags, cardboard, foil wrapping should not be included when you
leave out your old newspapers and magazines for collection.
Inks used to print newspapers and magazines are safe -
they contain either vegetable oils produced from crops like soya or non-hazardous mineral oils.
Great soil conditioner - this is why farmers are keen to get the dried ink/fiber residue of this de-inking process.
Kerbside collections by your local council are a vital part of the
Sensible people make sure the old newspapers and magazines they put out for collection
are clean and kept away from other recyclables.
Good ideas for using old newspapers include cleaning windows, lining bird cages and garden
mulch (to help stop weeds).