We recently went solar…50 solar panels installed on the roof of our house. It’s exciting to try to be more green.
So now my new focus is to try and reduce waste in the kitchen. We’ve done pretty good until now….we always have way more recycling than trash:
I think paper towels were our guilty pleasure. I recently added a drawer full of white hand towels to a drawer in the kitchen. You can buy them in bulk (I got mine at Costco):
Now instead of using a gazillion paper towels each day we use far less. It’s easy to grab a quick towel….much easier than the “re-useable” paper towel system I think.
I even use them to mop….as reusable “swiffer” attachments:
All the used hand towels have a place to collect when they are dirty too:
This is one of my favorite eco-friendly tutorials….there’s something so gratifying about seeing the tarnish vaporize! Click the image below:
I asked all of you on Facebook for tips and there were some great ones! (The post is here if you would like to read through them all or add your own.)
A few of your tips: