Sunday, 29 April 2018

Bedford Waste Paper Collection

Tuesday 30th April 1918: Mrs. G. T. Willaume, Secretary of the Bedford Waste Paper Collection scheme has posted the following notice:

“In view of the Great National Need of Paper, Householders are begged to put aside all Waste Paper found during Spring Cleaning – Newspapers, Torn Letters and Bills, Books and Magazines, Brown Paper, Wall Paper and Cardboard – and on receipt of a postcard to “Waste Paper”, 39 Shakespeare Road, arrangements will be made to collect it. Profits to go to Bedford Charities.”

Source: Bedfordshire Times 3rd May 1918

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