Public Editor

What happens to unsold coupons?

I've written about this before, but the question keeps coming up:

"I'm a couponer that is looking for a way to get more coupon inserts so that I can donate more to the food banks. I'm wondering what is done with the extra inserts after Sundays papers. Is this something that I could possibly get from The Star?"

Obviously, this woman's heart is in the right place, but I'm afraid publishers can't help her. All newspaper publishers enter into agreements with their advertisers that coupons and inserts are available only with a complete copy of a paper.

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