Whether it's printer paper or paper towels, it all comes from the same source; trees. So yes, it's important to reduce paper for writing and coloring, but what about the other types of paper that fill our closets and cabinets? Do we need to reduce the use of that paper too?
The answer is simple and you probably already know it, it would be better to reduce all the paper we use at home, but how and with what to replace them?
This is what we will talk about later. Today, I'd like to write a short article that is more like a bullet point, so let's get to it. If you want to learn more about why we should reduce our paper consumption, I invite you to read this short article "Why use washable fabric designs?". In this article, I may name a few companies, these companies are by way of example, as I am mainly naming you with what did I replace the A with the B.
- What to replace the paper towels with?
To begin with, I find that paper towels are something quite easy to replace. Besides, the price is getting more and more expensive for a single use product. Replacing it will save you a lot of money. For my part, I replace it with mealtime cloths and reusable paper towels like Kliin for example.
- Is it possible to replace toilet paper?
I know this concept may seem extreme... For me at first, it was clear that I would never replace my toilet paper. However, after educating myself on the impact of toilet paper on the environment, I am more and more convinced and feel more and more ready to make this change. I haven't done it yet, but I think that within a few months, I will be there. For this change, it is rather the company Bateau Bateau that gave me the sting and helped me to reassure myself about it.
- What can I say about the tissue paper?
I thought the same thing about tissues as I did about toilet paper. However, the company Bateau Bateau specializes in this and explains various benefits of using reusable tissues. One of the positive aspects is the softness and comfort. Personally, when we are sick, it is unpleasant to blow our noses in rough tissues that cause us irritation.
I was thinking the same thing in relation to tissues as toilet paper. However, the company Bateau Bateau specializes in this and explains various benefits of using reusable tissues. One of the positive aspects is the softness and comfort. Personally, when we are sick, it is unpleasant to blow our noses in rough tissues that cause us irritation.
- What to do with printer paper?
Sometimes we use printer paper to make quick notes or to color/draw. Sometimes it is not possible to replace printer paper completely. However, we can use it carefully. If we use it to take a quick note or to draw a picture, it might be useful to use another medium to do its activities. Like, a whiteboard, a chalkboard, a cell phone and even our washable drawings. Alternatively, instead of printing a document and simply signing it, scanning it and sending it back, we can opt for the digital signature.
- The ton of memo paper and note sheets that fill our office.
Just as we just talked about above, the use of single-use paper is very polluting. So to take notes, we can opt for different supports. We have just released our new kit for adults. It's designed to replace the little memo sheets, the note sheets, the blank sheets and everything else we use to take notes.
As we just mentioned above, the use of single-use paper is very polluting. So to take notes, we can opt for different supports. We have just released our new kit for adults. It is designed to replace the small memo sheets, note sheets, blank sheets and everything else we use to take notes.
- The new coloring book that ends up as a beard.
Coloring and drawing is a crucial period in a child's development. It is therefore important not to restrict it and to encourage it. To help with this we have prepared a starter kit for any child between the ages of 2 and 9 that will allow you to reduce the consumption of single-use paper.
The magic in all these changes is that we only need to buy once and it's done. So in the long run, there will be savings that could make a big difference in your budget. On average, families with one child spend over $200 per year on coloring books alone and $240 on various notebooks. So why wait any longer to make a change that will preserve the planet for future generations and save us money at the same time.
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