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Donna L. Montaldo

How to Find Extra Sunday Coupon Inserts

By August 14, 2012

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Extreme couponers often get multiple copies of the Sunday newspaper in order to get more coupons, but this can get expensive. Here are tips on how to get more Sunday newspapers without it costing more money.

  • Family and Friends:
    If some of your friends and family do not use coupons ask them to put the inserts aside for you. Most people do not mind doing this as long as you quickly go and pick them up.

  • Local Store:
    If you regularly go into the store where you buy the Sunday newspaper, ask the manager what they do with their old newspapers. Many just throw them out and will agree to place them by the trash for you instead of putting them into the trash. If they agree to do this, always pick up the bundle as soon as you can. If they are not agreeable to the trash idea, find out if they will let you purchase the old newspapers in bulk at a much lower price.

  • Recycling Centers:
    Go by your local recycling center and ask if you can go through the bins. Many times they will let you if you get there before they separated the inserts from the newspaper. If they do, find out the best time to go. You can also check to see if they need volunteers to help sort the bins.

  • Coffee Shops, Restaurants and Hotel Lobbies
    You can often find discarded newspapers hanging around these locations on Sunday morning, but always ask the manager before removing the inserts. Most of the time the manager will not mind. After going in a few times, they'll recognize you and might even have them put aside for you. Tip: If you do go to a restaurant, order a cup of coffee or a drink the first few times that you go. They will be more inclined to say yes to a customer than just someone walking in off the street.
Do you have a good tip for finding extra Sunday coupon inserts for free? Comment below.
Comments
August 14, 2012 at 10:39 pm
(1) parmashopper says:

Ask your neighbors. Not every one has a dog or a cat, nor do they use all of their coupons.

I have gotten coupons for free items and coupons with large dollar amounts off by complaining to the manufacturer. One dog
food company, Bil-Jac, sent me a coupon for a bag of free frozen
dog food when I told them that I lost my job. I had two dogs to feed
along with being unemployed. That was about nine years ago.

When the Bil-Jac representative would come to PetsMart, they
would have coupons to hand out. Sometimes they would have
free samples. Find out when the pet food reps come in and set up their stations. Sometimes you have to ask for the coupons.

Pet Supplies Plus has a loyalty card and if you sign up for their
email newsletter, you get coupons in your email box. The same
for Vitamin World, CVS, and Sally Beauty Supply.

August 15, 2012 at 12:18 pm
(2) Jim says:

The weekend coupon inserts have detreriorated to the point that they are almost useless. They are filled with just about anything but food, and the food coupons are for things that we don’t use or require that more than one item be purchased.

August 16, 2012 at 4:11 pm
(3) starrpoint says:

I have to agree with Jim. Couponing is getting harder. I hate it when a coupon requires more than a single item purchase. I don’t use them then.

It is more than I can eat, and I hate the waste.

September 24, 2013 at 7:15 pm
(4) Gayle l says:

You can get whole inserts like P&G, Smartsource sent to your home for super cheap http://www.oregoncouponclipper.com

Very nice guy and very fast shipping.

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