Use Office Junk Paper for Home Coloring Paper

In my office, we get a lot of junk faxes and other used paper, old statements, cover sheets etc that are no longer needed. Instead of throwing these papers away I take them home for my kids to draw on. Of course there is no personal info on the paper.


I don't have to buy painting or coloring paper and it is a great way to recycle left over paper that otherwise would've gone in the trash. My son is a perfectionist and refuses to erase if he makes a mistake he starts all over again so this has saved so many trees :)

Source: My getting tired of my kids going through literally hundreds of pages of paper each month drawing.

By LAQUINTAK from Nassau, Bahamas


May 15, 20090 found this helpful

Most daycares could use extra paper also as long as it does not have anything personal on it. They do a lot of coloring and cutting. TK

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Article
An envelope made from recycled paper.
Reusing Paper
Better Living Green Living ReusingMay 14, 2009
Child Coloring in a Coloring Book
Saving Money On Coloring Books
Junk Mail or Email Spam
Preventing Junk Mail or Email Spam
Office chair with lime green cushions.
Fixing a Squeaky Office Chair
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on October 21, 2016 at 8:09:59 PM on in 1 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!