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    Default 10 uses for newpaper

    1. deodorize food containers. Ball a piece up, seal, let sit over night

    2. Ripen tomatoes. Wrap individually and let sit out at room temp

    3. Pack delicate items

    4. clean glass

    5. preserve antique glass - mix half vinegar and half water and clean with newpaper

    6. Dry shoes-place balled up paper in them overnight

    7. Wrap gifts

    8. home for slushy snow boots and wet shoes

    9. prepare a garden- mow patch for garden place 4 layers of newspaper, cover with leaves or mulch and hose down (acts as compost pile)

    10. keep the refrigerator veggie drawer dry and free of smells
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    Default Re: 10 uses for newpaper

    Thanks for the tips. There's always newspaper around here, hubby's a big reader.


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    Default Re: 10 uses for newpaper

    also, can be used as makeshift pet bedding if you're low on cash and have a lot lying around

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    Default Re: 10 uses for newpaper

    Quote Originally Posted by Tarrien View Post
    also, can be used as makeshift pet bedding if you're low on cash and have a lot lying around
    I do this for the bottom of my parakeet cage. It works quite well.
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    Default Re: 10 uses for newpaper

    I love the veggie drawer idea!!! Thanks!!!
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    Default Re: 10 uses for newpaper

    Don't forget those MYO Peat Pots so you'll be ready for out in the garden in a couple months!

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    That is an ingenious idea brchbell!!!
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    Default Re: 10 uses for newpaper

    brchbell,
    I'll have to look for this one
    MYO Peat Pots
    I have an idea how to do this..That's a good add on.
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