hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: composting newsprint


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
To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@mallorn.com with the

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index