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July 23, 2008

Green Your Pool -- Towels

Puppy_towels Pool and beach towels are traditionally made from cotton--a crop that accounts for one quarter of the world's insecticide use. If it's time to replace your old towel, keep it out of the landfill and go for greener options.

Out with the old: Summon your crafty side to give worn out towels new life as dog toys or batting for a baby quilt. Alternatively, donate them to an animal shelter for drying off damp paws and lining kennels.

In with the new: Bath Sheets from Rawganique use organic cotton, while Nandina makes Pool Lounge Towels with fast-growing bamboo, organic cotton, and low-impact dyes in a wind-powered factory.

Do you have ideas for reusing old beach and pool towels? Share them here.

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