To bundle newspapers for recycling, place two pieces of 4’ long twine at right angles in a wagon, then put the stack of newspapers on top of it. Tie the ends of the twine together tightly before transporting it to the curb on the wagon. For more information on recycling, check out our article Get Onboard the Recycle Cycle


The simple way to think green is to make it easy, which will encourage you to do your part. Recycling newspapers is a great place to start and it’s probably the most common paper product in your home that can be recycled, but it’s not necessarily that easy to keep the papers from becoming a big mess. Stacking the papers isn’t that tough, but bundling them and getting them to the curb for pick-up can be a chore. An easy solution is to take two pieces of string or twine about 4-feet long and place them in an “X” pattern on the bottom of a little red wagon, you know, like the one you had when you were a kid. Begin your paper stack with the “cross hairs” in the center of each stack. When you have a tall enough stack, bring up the loose ends and tie up the bundle. When you have two full bundles, you already have them tied and in the wagon for easy transportation to the curb.

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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