Paper Saver

Turn old printouts into a notebook.

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#5 Product of the DayNovember 25, 2017

Paper Saver is the most eco friendly notebook you can buy.

Mark Feng
  • Dalevich
    Dalevichco-founder of

    idea to reuse paper from the printer


    Think of a stronger anchorage.

    Told about it to my "eco-friends", they are excited!

    Dalevich has never used this product.
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Matias Vad
Matias Vad@matias_vad
Or you could save 50% of all your paper by printing double-sided. Would work if you only print one page, though.
Helen Crozier
Helen CrozierHunter@helencrozier · technology mentor
@matias_vad yes duplex printing is the logical way to go for sure. I imagine there are thousands of existing single side printouts lurking in offices that we could use though.
Kiran Kunigiri
Kiran Kunigiri@kiran_kv · A guy who makes cool stuff.
@matias_vad Surprisingly with MLA format still around, a lot of students still have to print out their essays and reports on single sided paper.
Chris Strom
Chris Strom@marketplicity · Principal, Marketplicity
Looks awesome! A couple of pre-purchase questions: 1. What size paper does it use? 2. Do the sheets lay flat like in the product shots?
Helen Crozier
Helen CrozierHunter@helencrozier · technology mentor
@marketplicity letter size or A4 depending on which store you order from and according to the FAQ they should lay flat - the samples I saw did. * My paper won't stay folded down! Once the paper is inserted and folded, close the Paper Saver, and use the elastic band to keep it closed for a few minutes. This will do the trick! * My paper won't stay open when I'm writing! The cover of the Paper Saver was made so that it can be folded 360 degrees. Make use of this function and fold the paper together with the cover all the way back 360 degrees for a few seconds. Your paper will now lay flat while you write on your blank page.
William Woodhead
William Woodhead@willam_woodhead · Founder | Developer | Designer
love this product! Sooooo circular economy!
Helen Crozier
Helen CrozierHunter@helencrozier · technology mentor
I saw this at the Sydney Big Design Market last night and loved it. I don't print out here at home because I've trained myself not to but my partner's office has a massive box of paper that could be used for such a notebook.
Mark Craemer
Mark Craemer@sign · Create
Simple idea, but useful. How sturdy is that elastic band? Do the pages slip out of alignment easily?
Helen Crozier
Helen CrozierHunter@helencrozier · technology mentor
@sign can't answer because I haven't purchased just yet - will let you know when I have what it's like. For what it's worth the notebook looked to be a solid product. I particularly liked the leather version.