Going Green: Tip for Saving Paper!

I’m supposed to be “on the road” this morning so I’ll make this one quick: The VERY BEST tip I’ve heard for saving paper in the home office is this: when your children come home from school with papers, take all of the papers from their backpack and select those that do not have printing on the back – even their school work sometimes fits this description (bonus: great excuse to not have to save every little thing! I’ve been known to run their graded spelling tests through my laser printer!). Remove any staples, etc. You will be amazed at how much paper this provides. I print a lot of labels for ebay shipping and during the school year I hardly ever have to use a new sheet for a mailing label – mind boggling how easy this is to do. Just imagine one backpack X4 kids and you can imagine how much paper we had last year…I’m anxious for school to start again just so I can stop using fresh paper for my mailing labels! Ditto for flyers on your door, in the newspaper, the possibilities are (unfortunately) endless…

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