Every year, the average family in the UK throws away six trees worth of paper.
Use both sides of paper when writing and printing and use old envelopes as scrap paper for notes etc.
Ask at your local doctors/dentists surgery if they take magazines for use in their waiting rooms.
Waste Innovations (Kicheran) accepts unwanted office paper, runs hand-made paper workshops and sells a range of cards made from recycled paper:
T: 0131 661 6615
The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home accepts newspapers. They are shredded and used for animal bedding (shredded paper is also accepted).
Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home
26 Seafield Road East
T: 0131 669 5331
If you have a fire, buy a log maker to turn waste newspapers into brickettes. See Mail Order Catalogues.
Buy recycled stationery. Available from some shops and charity catalogues. See Buy Recycled.