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August 21st, 2008, 10:19 AM
~*Dolphin~Dreamer*~'s Avatar Platinum Supermommy
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Burning your paper trash? I know it's not as green as recycling it, but around here we don't have a recycling center...the closest one is like 2 1/2 hours away.

Any ideas?

This site is great..I am learning a lot and can't wait to make my own cleaners.

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August 24th, 2008, 06:58 AM
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Oh course the burning will release chemicals and smoke into the atmosphere. That said, if its a small fire and you compost the ashes, it has to be "greener" than putting it in plastic garbage bags and never getting to compost.
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August 25th, 2008, 05:19 AM
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We always burned a lot of paper trash on the farm that we couldn't recycle. Once the burn barrel had a lot of ash in the bottom it was spread around certain points in the yard rather than thrown out.
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