15 Nov '11, 7pm

What's the Greenest Way to Dry Your Hands?

What's the Greenest Way to Dry Your Hands?

I work with a company that distributes Mitsubishi's Jet Towel in the USA and as such have read this study in full; it is an excellent study that was very well executed and thorough in recognizing potential variables. They correctly found the Airblade the most environmentally friendly option they reviewed because they did not factor in the Jet Towel. For electric hand dryers, the largest factor affecting their impact on the environment was the use phase. The Airblade uses the least electricity of any of the dryers in this study, but not less than the Jet Towel (1400 watts compared to 1060 watts). This study does a fantastic job of addressing the greenest option between paper towels, cotton roll towels, traditional hand dryers, and high speed hand dryers, but in my opinion does not show that the Airblade is the greenest way to dry hands period. It shows that high speed, hand...

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