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Years ago I heard someone say that popped popcorn was a good packaging material instead of the peanuts. It occurred to me that when a box is opened the unsalted popcorn could be thrown out for birds and other hungry critters.
By Marty Dick from Knoxville, TN
Instead of throwing away the shreds you get when using a paper shredder, use them to fill packages you send in the mail. It doesn't cost anything, it can be recycled and it's an environmentally safer product than styrofoam.