Newspaper, by design, is a very absorbent product, because it has to absorb ink. But that also means it is equipped to absorb all sorts of moisture, including moisture and the resulting odors found in shoes and vegetable drawers
Use old newspapers to polish windows to a streak-free shine. Also great for polishing chrome.
Deodorize Food Storage Containers
Sometimes Tupperware containers hold onto smells even after they've been washed several times. A simple fix for this problem? Ball up enough newspaper to fill the container; pop the lid on; then let it sit for at least 24 hours. The newspaper will absorb the odors, so you don't have to smell those leftovers until the end of time
Need to ripen tomatoes in a hurry? Just wrap them in a bit of newspaper, and leave them out on the counter. This trick works for green tomatoes, too.
Use newspapers to cover tables and floors when painting a picture, or when kids do crafts or art projects. Take advantage of layers, as using several layers will increase the protection of the surface in case of spills. It also allows you to remove stained layers and reveal fresh layers beneath.
Use newspaper in packing as a cushion for delicate items. Newspaper is very versatile when it comes to packing because it can be laid out flat in layers for shock absorption, scrunched up to fill spaces and stop items from moving or hitting one another, or wrapped directly around fragile items to protect them as they're moved. Newspaper can also be used to protect surfaces that you're using to pack things on.
Use newspaper for lining the bottom of your bird's cage. This is easy to change every day and stops you from having to clean the base of the cage every single time.
Spills? Newspaper absorbs just as well as the average paper towel
Smelly fridge? Line a shelf with newspaper overnight. The newspaper will absorb the odours. A piece in the vegetable drawer will keep your produce dry
Green dhania can be wrapped in in newspaper will keep it fresh for a week in the fridge