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The Green Life: Green Your Kitchen: Use Cloth

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October 21, 2010

Green Your Kitchen: Use Cloth

Cloth Napkin (Vertical)The kitchen is at the heart of many American households. But waste there can be a real problem. This week's tips, then, are about how to green your food-prep space. 

Tip #4: Clean Up With Cloth

Paper napkins and towels are often made from virgin forests. If you don't feel like wiping your face or counter with ancient trees, opt instead for organic cotton or hemp cleaning wipes (ReuseIt.com offers these witty ones). Or reuse an old shirt or jeans for scrubbing purposes.

For more tips about how to lessen your kitchen's eco-impact, check out the Green Kitchen Badge and Deborah Eden Tull's The Natural Kitchen.

Tell us: What else do you do to green your kitchen?


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