Re: [gardeners] Re: typhoon in the garden

George Shirley (
Thu, 25 Jul 2002 06:25:19 -0500

Most colored newsprint is safe nowadays Penny. Best bet is to check with the local paper and see if
they use clay-based inks for color. If they do it's safe to use.

George wrote:
> Ron, there's some kind of rule against using colored newsprint for
> the compost, I believe. You might double-check on the Web. They
> will also tell you recommended proportions of nitrogen to carbon.
> Penny, NY
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