Sustainable living requires minimizing single-use products and finds alternatives. Fortunately we have lots of substitutes to use instead of paper towels.
Comparing dishwasher vs hand washing. How do you do each of them? Which uses the least water? What can’t go in the dishwasher? And what about germy sponges?
The toilet is a marvelous contraption. Press a lever and everything in it disappears. It refills itself with clean water. But flush only urine, feces, vomit, and toilet paper. If you don’t know what not to flush down the toilet, you’re asking for a clogged toilet.
I don’t believe in trying to scare people, but many household cleaning products have toxic chemicals. Especially volatile organic compounds (VOCs). People can also create dangerous chemicals when they mix different cleaning supplies. It’s not like everyone will drop dead from them, but we need to know what we’re working with and what alternatives we have.
The sudden onslaught of COVID-19 has reminded us all to keep our surroundings sanitary. It has also led to appalling waste of disposable items. So consider ultraviolet (UV) light sanitizers as an environmentally friendly alternative.