Reusing shredded paper

paper ready for shredding

For those who shred documents at home rather than using a commercial service such as Crow the question is what to do with shredded paper?

Here are some ideas.

If you have a garden soak it and then add it to your compost heap or bin. Paper is especially useful if you have lots of grass cuttings in your heap – it helps produce rich compost.

Use it as animal bedding. Small amounts are perfect for a rabbit or guinea pig and are ready to compost when the hutch is cleaned out. Here at Crow we do this on a commercial scale with large loads of shredded paper compressed into 30kg bales popular with people who run animal care businesses.

Shredded paper is great to use for packaging – help with good seller feedback by making sure the goods arrive in perfect condition.