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What a great idea!

I use two shredder-free alternatives.

1) Keep a separate garbage bag for sensitive papers (credit card offers, bank statements, etc.) accumulate. When the bag is getting close to full, pile in stuff that will decompose in as smelly a manner as possible (skin/fat from meat you prepare; tuna cans, etc.) By the time any would-be thief gets near your stuff, they'll pass it by for something less oderifous.

2) If credit card offers or other junk mail comes with a postage paid reply envelope, rip up the offer, stuff it in the envelope and send it back. (They might even take you off their mailing list, though I doubt it.)


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