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How many forests have we destroyed?

Going by the amount of paper that I shredded today, a great many! I get bills in the mail, which I rarely open. (I'm a bad, bad, girl with a few issues) and they pile up. Each of my four children bring home reams of paper from school each day, especially the grade schoolers. Paper, paper, paper. Everywhere paper. I found myself cleaning my kitchen counters by sweeping off all the paper into cardboard box lids and stowing them in my bedroom until the urge to shred struck me.

It struck today.

I've spent literally ten hours opening envelopes, taking out the pertinent personal pages of info and tossing the envelopes into the trash. Then I shredded what was left. I think I've killed my shredder. It got awfully hot and now it's not working.

I told you, I'm a bad, bad girl.

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  1. buy some shredder oil and work it down into the gears. You should do that every so often especially when shredding a lot so the gears don't lock up.

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  2. Mel, you are a genius! Thanks!!

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