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Glossy Magazines for fuel

Postby golddigger14s » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:59 pm

I've found info on how to recycle newspaper into fire bricks, but how about those glossy magazines for fuel in the fireplace?
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Re: Glossy Magazines

Postby Fenix » Wed Dec 26, 2012 6:35 pm

From my experience they do not work as well as regular print newspaper. Bricks with glossy print added in fell apart more often, and did not burn as well.
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Re: Glossy Magazines

Postby Illini Warrior » Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:03 pm

they don't recycle them at all .... there is usually a special bin, at the re-cycle centers, for the glossy magazines .... I think they burn them for fuel at the re-generation plants ....
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Re: Glossy Magazines for fuel

Postby dogboy » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:59 pm

The colors used in glossy magazine are ocasionally toxic when burned, so I wouldn't use them indoors. Also, the gloss comes in part from clay mixed with the wood pulp, which increases the ash.
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