Our ‘Unpaper towels’ came about because we were always using paper towels to clean up everything. Spills on the counter and floor, food on faces, wetting and dusting book shelves etc. and we started really noticing how much waste we were going through when we would empty our recycling and garbage and it was full of them. My husband suggested I start sewing reusable cloths, which we would keep stacked on our knife block to use for such spills. Then we were tired of the space the pile of cloths made so my husband suggested finding a way to stick them together.
Each roll is made with 10 8×11 sheets of 100% cotton tops with an absorbent terry cloth bottom. I source my fabric locally from fabric shops, and sometimes through other Etsy sellers themselves. They snap together with KAM snaps, and are machine washable.
For us they’ve been a very simple change with what I feel like is a large impact for one family. I still have my original cloths from 2 years ago that I use every day!
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