You Will Need:

Here are some different kinds of paper or paperboard to save. Just imagine what you can do with these!.

Newspapers
Sacks
Magazines
Comic books
Carbon paper
Egg cartons
Envelopes
Tissue paper
Wrapping paper
Brochures
Old hardback books
Salt boxes
Cardboard
Catalogs
Wallpaper
School papers
Milk cartons
Cereal boxes
Tissue boxes
Doilies
Advertisements
Cylinders (tape,etc.)
Produce trays
Shoe boxes
Soda straws

Mat board
Oatmeal boxes
Computer paper
Flyers
Tickets
Appliance cartons
Tubes (towel,etc.)
Maps
Labels
Cups
Phone books
Cancelled stamps
Match books
Post cards
Slide frames
Picture mats
Napkins (fastfood)
Plates
Calendars
Crepe paper
Business cards
Puzzle pieces
Index cards
Book jackets
Paperback books
Construction paper
   



These images illustrate some types of paper you can add to your collection.



Paper Types 3
Save Paper 1

Paper Types 2Stop and think before you throw away any kind of paper. It takes a lot of energy to make new materials, and paper takes up 41% of our landfill space!
Maybe something you have on hand will work just as well for your art project.

How to:

Organize your paper into shoe boxes or used file folders, so you can keep it neat and ready to use.

Tips and Tricks:

A paper cutter is a great help in preparing paper quickly and it keeps corners square.
Always have an adult cut the paper for you when using a paper cutter.

 

 

© 1997-2010 Marilyn J. Brackney Volume 2 No. 3
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