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How to Use a Paper Towel

By   /  March 3, 2014  /  Comments Off on How to Use a Paper Towel

We’re all interested in saving money AND our natural resources, so here’s a really good, and easy to do change we can make.

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Americans use 13 billion pounds of paper towels every year.  That’s a lot of trash.  Here Joe Smith shows you how you can reduce that by 571,230,000 pounds by using just one paper towel to dry your hands.

Here’s the link for folks reading On Pasture on an iPad or Tablet.

It’s just a 4 minute video, and quite entertaining, but if you don’t have time to watch it, here are the instructions.

1. SHAKE – shake your hands 12 times (12 apostles, 12 eggs in a dozen, or the largest number that’s just one syllable)
2. FOLD – fold the paper towel in half and dry your hands with it.

I tried it on my last business trip, and it really works! The best thing is that I actually got my hands dryer using his instructions than I ordinarily do when I use too many paper towels.

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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she's not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

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