Francy That: Newspapers have another life in novel home projects
November 20, 2020
As I wrapped my canna lily bulbs in newspaper to prepare them for winter storage, it dawned on me that I have taken the multi-purpose factor of already-read newspapers for granted. We have explored the importance of the newspaper to report local news and events, but as some commercials breathlessly exclaim: "Wait! There's more!"
A quick Google search lists multiple websites describing anywhere from seven to 59 uses for newspapers - after they are read, of course. We know they are great for starting a fire, but Friends of the Earth suggests using crumpled newsprint to clean windows without s...