August 27th, 2012

{Review and Giveaway} How to Have a Paperless Kitchen

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A challenging piece of my ongoing green journey has been to reduce the amount of paper used in my home. Let’s just say upfront that I draw the line at toilet paper. There will be no reusable toilet paper in my house. Ever.

I have the reusable napkin piece down. We have a drawer in the kitchen dedicated to all different designs and sizes of reusable napkins.

The paper towel switch to reusables has been a bit more challenging.   Thanks to our dog and three young boys we are constantly in need of something to clean up the messy trail left behind.

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Now there’s a one-stop shop for paper towel alternatives and green kitchen products: Paperless Kitchen. The founder of Paperless Kitchen, Sachin, grew up in a household obsessed with paper towels and was shocked by how easily as a culture we become used to using something once and throwing it away. The company was formed to help all of us adopt greener lifestyles by offering alternatives to single-use kitchen paper products. Here are a few of the products that Paperless Kitchen offers-

Groovy Green Livin Skoy ClothSkoy cloth

I have been testing out SKOY cloths from Paperless Kitchen over the past few weeks. The cloth is great for everything from wiping the table to cleaning up dog disasters.  The SKOY cloth is a European created product which is completely 100% biodegradable. Using one SKOY cloth is equal to using 15 rolls of paper towels in an average house.  My only complaint is I wish the cloth came in a variety of sizes. 

PeopleTowels

Groovy Green Livin PeopletowelsI have been a fan of PeopleTowels for a long time and thanks to the generosity of Paperless Kitchen I now have my very own. They are reusable personal hand towels and are a fantastic alternative to paper towels. Made of 100% organic Fair Trade Cotton, they are an easy way to go green, save trees, reduce landfill waste, cut CO2 emissions and conserve water. An added bonus: there are so many adorable designs to choose from.

GIVEAWAY

Paperless Kitchen is generously offering the Paperless Kitchen Starter Kit to one Groovy Green Livin reader. This kit is valued at $130 and includes:

You can also connect with Paperless Kitchen on Facebook and Twitter. By entering your name and other information you acknowledge that you have read and are agreeing to our Official Rules.

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Disclosure: Paperless Kitchen generously sent me SKOY clothes and PeopleTowels to try out. The opinions are my very own.

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7 Responses to “{Review and Giveaway} How to Have a Paperless Kitchen”

  1. Going paperless is so difficult, especially with stubborn husband. Thanks for the opportunity to prove to my husband we can do it!

  2. Looks like a great product!

  3. Be sure to check us out on Facebook as well! https://www.facebook.com/PaperlessKitchen

  4. Every time I use a paper towel I feel crazy guilty. Help me help the planet. :)

  5. Awesome products; great company. I would love to help support them and green my kitchen even more!

  6. Ha! It isn’t easy Kasey-especially with resistance. Hang in there and thanks for entering.

  7. Hi Titania, No guilt! As long as you are doing your best-that’s what matters!

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