Paper Log Briquette Maker
Paper Log Briquette Maker
Find out how to turn old newspapers into briquettes for the fireplace or stoveheating | recycling | biomass | carbon
Pictured above is a paper log briquette maker
together with a paper log briquette. If you enjoy reading newspapers and you have a multi-fuel stove or open fireplace, a paper log maker offers a great way to recycle
, reduce your carbon footprint
, and heat your home for free.
How does it Work?
There are a few different designs of paper log briquette makers
out there, but they all work in pretty much the same way. Soak waste paper (shredded newspaper and other papers, cardboard) and/or wood chippings / sawdust in water over night. The soggy pulp created can then be put into the log maker
and the handles squeezed to remove all of the moisture. Leave the paper briquette
to dry out fully (for a week or two), and then throw it in the fireplace.
Well compressed paper log briquettes will burn well for a couple of hours and leave behind very little ash. They can also be lit easily without the need for chemical fire-lighters.
Buy a Paper Log Maker
Pictured above is the Briquette Maker
from Ethical Superstore
which is priced at just £16.95
. Click here to buy Briquette Maker
Pictured above is a (no soaking
made from recycled plastic
. This is also available from Ethical Superstore
for around £25
. This will make small logs
(which will burn for up to 1 hour).
Click here for more information and/or to buy Recycled Plastic Logmaker
- Click here now to view the instruction manual
(PDF download) for this logmaker product.
A wide range of other paper log makers
are available for sale on eBay
. Click here to view the latest listings of Paper Log Briquette Makers
. Prices range from under £10 for a very basic (and flimsy) model to up to around £20 for a model which should last a lifetime.
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