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Colored newsprint

Posted by smalltowngal (My Page) on
Mon, May 31, 10 at 19:44

Do you use newsprint with any color on it? It seems like almost every page now has color on it and it's hard to find a newspaper that is mostly black and white. I have a ton of Wall Street Journals I was hoping to use up but most of them have some color printing on it. I read somewhere that all their ink is suppose to be soy based.

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RE: Colored newsprint

As I understand it colored newsprint is printed with vegtable based ink and is non toxic. I use it regularly and have had no ill effects. I am referring to the regular pulp paper, not the slick stuff. Avoid that. It's probably the best use there is for the WSJ.

Dave Nelson

RE: Colored newsprint

My local paper said their color and black and white was petroleum based, so it pays to ask around

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