Do you just place your old newspapers in your trash? there’s still plenty of ways to recycle or consume the news :).
Newspaper is a great kitchen helper , always keep in the kitchen as a quick fix or smart solution for many things. Read below to find out how you can use them wisely.
Easy Clean Up :- Lay folded newspaper on your counter or table before you cut up fruits or vegetables.
Ripen tomatoes:- Leave green tomatoes out for two days, wrapped in the sheets of newspaper. Use the same technique to ripen any other fruits or vegetables.
Fruit and Vegetable Drawer Liner:- A piece in the vegetable drawer will keep your produce dry and also catch messes from rotted produce & keep the drawer free from odors.
Fast Compost:- Add shredded newspaper to your kitchen compost to help with decomposition.
General cleaning:- Newsprint, sprinkled with white vinegar and water,can tackle many household jobs, from glass to floors.Newspaper absorbs just as well as the average paper towel.
Shucking corn:- Spread out newspaper to catch the silk.
Remove Tupperware odors:-Leave a balled up piece of newspaper inside overnight to absorb the odors.
Shelf Lining:- Use old newspapers to line your cabinet, drawers or pantry . They're cheap to use and easy to put in and remove & keeps your shelves mess free.
Under Fried Foods:-Newsprint absorbs grease very well, so use it under a paper towel to wick away oil from fried foods.
Emergency hot pads:- It works great as an emergency hot pad. Insulate hot or cold food with crumpled or layered newsprint.