The paper napkin debate
Cloth napkins are washable, reusable, last a long time and, from an environmental standpoint, preferable to paper.
But what if you’re serving fried chicken to your three little kids? Or hosting a birthday picnic with chocolate cupcakes for 15 second graders? Or driving four hours to Grandma's, with snacks in the back seat?
If you do have to use paper napkins, how do you choose? And are the “recycled” claims true?
Grist, the online Environmental magazine, tested six brands of paper napkins that claim environmental friendliness.
You can read the results here.
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