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

John Harman (
Tue, 17 Feb 1998 09:26:11 +1100 (EST)

On Thu, 12 Feb 1998, Kay Lancaster wrote:

> 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
	Doesn't break down as fast as newspaper though.