Here at The Forward, we get some interesting e-mails and letters. But last week we got our first question about repurposing old issues of the paper.
Margaret from Seattle wrote:
“I garden and would like to know whether the Forward is printed with soy-based ink. If so, I would be able to safely use the newsprint as mulch when I am finished reading the paper.”
What you don’t want to keep us, Margaret?
After checking with our printer, who is also an avid gardener, we learned that the Forward is printed eco-friendly, with soy-based ink, and we relayed the information to Margaret. She wrote us back with some tips for recycling the paper: