Recycle at home yourself and save the extra transportation and energy costs of a company doing this for you. If you're buying firewood, one of these will pay for itself very fast! Just tear up old newspapers and other kinds of paper, soak in water and use this great tool to compress. After drying in the sun, you'll have your own hand-made "firewood." They dry into 8.5" x 3.25" bricks and burn for about 15 minutes. You can also mix the paper with sawdust and/or chopped leaves and grass. 6 lbs.