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Freedom from the Paper Towel & Napkin

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After successfully getting into the habit of bringing my own bags to the grocery store and saving 40% on my electric bills with CFLs, it's time to revisit something that was my first step in going green: no more paper throw-aways.

This has been one of the easiest, non-thinking green steps ever. So easy, I forgot I was doing it.

I invested in about fifteen cloth towels and haven't bought paper napkins or towels in over a year. When it comes time for washing, they are so little, they do not effect my regular laundry load.

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It can't get simpler than this. Go ahead, try it out.

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