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Image courtesy of Andi Jenkins/All Put Together

Image courtesy of Andi Jenkins/All Put Together

DIY It: Shredded Paper Box Filler

Tissue paper can be tough to recycle and costs big bucks. Take a cue from All Put Together blogger Andi Jenkins and ditch the overfilled waste bins by subbing out tissue paper for box filler made from recycled magazines and Mod Podge.

“Shredded magazines are now my go-to gift box filler, and recipients always think it’s such a great idea!” Jenkins said.


For step-by-step instructions how to make this yourself, head to All Put Together.

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Mary is a lifelong vegetarian and enjoys outdoor activities like hiking, biking and relaxing in the park. When she’s not outside, she’s probably watching baseball. She is a former assistant editor for Earth911.
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