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Re: composting newsprint


Hank,

don't worry about ink color or what kind of ink is used. Soy based inks
only benefit is its base is a renewable resource. Everything else in the
ink is pretty much the same.

continue to stay away from the glossy stock.

Ray Gutenberg, the printer

> Hank Zumach wrote:
> 
> I am curious if anyone has had experience with composting newsprint.
> Last fall I began to add it to my regular compost bin with apparently
> good results. The earth worms were definitely drawn to it. I only used
> those sections which had no/minimum color and did not use anything
> which was glossy or "stiff". Our local newspaper is printed using a
> soy based ink. Any comments?
> 
> Hank Zumach
> Stoddard, WI
> zone 4
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