Newspapers can actually deodorise pretty much any enclosed space. If your fridge is starting to smell funky, for example, you can crumple up some newspapers, spritz them with water and throw them in your fridge to get rid of the smell.
Photo by Salim Fadhley .
Home-centric weblog Re-Nest explains:
Old news is good news! Crumpled up newsprint is an effective odor-eater, and once it has done the job you can still toss it in the recycling bin, or use it to clean your windows: Newspaper + vinegar spritz = streak free shine.
Lifehacker reader Mipakr lets us know it even works well for de-smelling shoes. Hit the link for more clever household deodorisers from Re-Nest.
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