Re: Shredded paper was Re: [gardeners] Spring?

Kay Lancaster (
Thu, 12 Feb 1998 23:43:04 -0800 (PST)

On Thu, 12 Feb 1998 wrote:

> Has anyone ever used white bond paper (typing, photocopy, etc) in the
> garden?  We are thinking of buying a papershredder and recycling it into
> the garden.  I've usewd n newsprint for years but I was wondering about
> this heavier weight stuff and also the bleach (how much is there) in the
> white paper going into the garden.

Should be fine.  No bleach left in it (and quite a bit of the bleaching
now is being done with hydrogen peroxide instead of chlorine)

Kay Lancaster