As promised, and as pictured here, the mother of all motivators: silver fish. Paper? They love it. And if you have it around, you’ll start having them around. Not so much with nice, new-ish books upright on the shelf. My theory is that they like lying-down paper the best. Except for musty and moldy paperbacks [...]
Entries Tagged as 'saving old newspapers'
December 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Decluttering
December 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Decluttering
The most depressing of all the junk a packrat can pack is: paper. And all things made of it. If you want a recipe for squalor, save stacks of newspaper and have a lot of cardboard boxes and brown paper bags around. Paper decomposes faster than any other material — and did you know that’s [...]