Newspaper & paperbag shredding

by Barbara
(San Jose, CA US)

Is it safe for a bird to shred newspaper and/or paperbags? Is there anything toxic there to worry about? I've actually stopped exposure to newsprint thinking the ink might be a problem...

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Dec 10, 2013
Newspaper and paper bags and birds
by: Tracie

It is best to not give these to your birds, as you realized, because you don't know what toxic chemicals were used to make the ink or what glue may be used on the paper bags.

I have been told that the bulk paper you can purchase at moving supply places, no ink on them, are safe.

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