My friend Gail got tired of buying kitty litter, so she came up with a way to not only get free litter but save on the recycling fees her city charges to pick up recyclables. She starts by shredding papers she would normally have shredded anyway such as bank statements, bank credit card offers, etc., then she mixes in some shredded newspaper. When she first introduced this natural kitty litter to her cat she mixed the shredded paper with her normal kitty litter. Now, she just fills the kitty litter box with her shredded recycled paper and empties it daily. Brilliant!
Save paper (and $$$’s) by not purchasing coloring books that your kids will only use a few times. Instead dig into your stash of paper that has been printed on one side and is blank on the other to print out exactly the coloring pages your children will use. Continue reading
The BlogSpot has posted a great article on how to turn your junk mail into paper beads. This is a project that works for an adult artist as well as a kid’s craft project.
Instead of tossing out an ugly, torn or dirty window shade re-make it. Continue reading