Compost – using shredded paper compost the entire paper is printed using soy-based inks you can use the paper for mulch or you can compost it. Shredded paper for compost or mulch in your garden do you have ideas or uses for shredded paper. Hi i recently bought a paper shredder and have been shredding newspapers for mulch in the flower beds i'm comfortable about using this mulch.
Can anyone advise me on how to use shredded paper (old bills and junk mail, not newspaper) as a mulch without it blowing away i'm going to.
Stop scratching your head trying to decide what type of mulch to use in your garden you likely have some right in your home -- and it's called newspaper shredded. Gardening tip: use shredded paper as garden mulch shredded newspaper, junk mail, and paper inhibit weed seeds, cool ground temperature, and conserve water.