social

Uses for Newsprint

Most newspaper publishers have tons of end-rolls (rolls of unused newspaper paper) that they'll gladly give you for FREE! Even a small roll could be enough to wrap an entire year's worth of Christmas AND birthday gifts.

Advertisement

Simply cut your desired size and use stamps, stickers or cut-outs to decorate your paper, then wrap your gift! This is a great activity for kids and adds a more personal touch to gift giving.

In this picture, I used stamps then colored them in with markers and colored pencils. The bow is from a gift I received earlier in the year. Re-using bows is another ideal way to cut costs during the holiday season.

NOTE: You can find your local newspaper publisher in the phone book yellow pages under Newspapers". Ask to speak with someone in the printing department about the availability of unwanted end-rolls.

By April from Albany, GA

Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 11
Read More Comments

4 More Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

June 3, 2005

You can get end rolls of plain newspaper from most newspapers. Its width is the longest length of your paper, and it's plain with no print. I use it for the following:

Comment Was this helpful? 1
Read More...

Your local storage and moving establishment carries blank newspaper. It comes in large sheets about the same size as a full spread newspaper that has been inked with our daily news. It comes in a big bundle, and it is inexpensive.

Comment Was this helpful? 2

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

November 6, 2010

I am looking for end rolls of newspaper print, as many as I can get.

By tom lavery from UK

Answers

November 7, 20100 found this helpful

Go to the newspaper printing place. They sell them cheap or will give them to you.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
November 9, 20100 found this helpful

Call your local newspaper(s) and let them know you would like to have their remnant end rolls and they will most likely give them to you for free so they don't have to pay for the trash pick up. ;-)

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Answer this Question

Archives

ThriftyFun is one of the longest running frugal living communities on the Internet. These are archives of older discussions.

November 30, 2009

Our local newspaper provides clean, ink-free end rolls of newsprint, free of cost.

Comment Was this helpful? Yes
Read More...
Categories
Better Living Green Living ReusingDecember 14, 2012
Pages
More
🐛
Pest Control
🌻
Gardening
👒
Mother's Day Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2021-04-11 10:16:31 in 3 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2021 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
https://www.thriftyfun.com/Uses-for-Newsprint.html