By Earn-Money-Recycling | January 11, 2008
Recycling And Making Some Money With Paper
Making some money recycling paper is among the list of things to recycle. Paper recycling helps protect the trees, which are cut down by paper mills to make writing paper, toilet paper, drawing paper and newspapers. Newspaper is the most popular paper collected for recycling and making some money. Years ago, kids would go door to door asking people for their old newspapers. After collecting so many pounds, they would then take it to the recycling center for money. This was a way of life for kids in the seventies and early eighties.
Today, you see kids and adults going around collecting newspapers from people so they can make some money. It does require quite a few pounds of newspapers to make money. Years ago, the market for recycling newspaper was lucrative, but today it has dropped down to nearly nothing. People still keep filling their bins and garages with newspapers and when they have enough, they use a truck to take the load in for money. It is always important to check with recycling centers to make sure they are excepting any recycling items before you begin this adventure.
Sometimes the market is so low for recycled items that recycling centers will not except certain items at certain times. Making some money from recycling requires getting in when the market is running low on paper goods. The need for recycled items is driven by need and more and more companies and manufactures are finding that recycled paper is overwhelming their warehouses faster than what they can use it for manufacturing. This results in a slow down in the market for a need of recycled paper.