12 Jul '11, 6pm

Recycle paper towels: Is it possible?

Recycle paper towels: Is it possible?

Take steps to make the paper towels you do use as eco-friendly as possible. It’s easy to buy paper towels (and other household tissue products) with a high recycled content, including high post-consumer content. Post-consumer fibers are recovered from paper that otherwise have been dumped into a landfill. If every household in the United States replaced just one roll of virgin fiber paper towels with paper towels made of 100 percent recycled paper, we could save 544,000 trees, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/money/green-workplace/stories/recycle-...

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