New research has found that paper towels can be the best alternative to wiping down a desk, and the worst alternative to a washing machine.
The results of the research published in the Journal of Cleaner Production by researchers at the University of Exeter, University of Reading and the University College London have found that using a paper towel instead of wiping down your desk is a more environmentally friendly choice than using a washing and drying machine.
Paper towels are an environmentally friendly alternative to using a wash machine, but when you’re wiping down the desk or washing your clothes, they’re not the best choice because they’re more energy intensive and can cause more damage to the environment, according to the researchers.
They also found that the paper towels used by some users are also more environmentally destructive.
“The paper towels which are commonly used by the general public can have significant environmental impacts,” said Dr James Haines, a lecturer in the Department of Environmental Science at the university.
“We think that the best paper towels should be used in a washing system, not a dryer.”
Using paper towels instead of washing your own clothes would also require a longer wash cycle than using an oil-based detergent, which can be more damaging to the atmosphere.
“When you use paper towels for wiping down or wiping down clothes, the water that goes through them is so much cleaner than a washing detergent that you have to use that much water to wipe down clothes,” Dr HainES said.
“It’s not a good solution for washing clothes or washing yourself, because you’re using so much water.”
You can wash your clothes with just water.
That’s a very efficient way of washing, but if you use a paper or plastic towel, the amount of water that you need to use to wash clothes is not as efficient.
“While paper towels do have the advantage of being less environmentally destructive than washing machines, they do also come with a higher risk of microbial growth.
The researchers tested the paper towel brand and brand name of some of the brands of paper towels they tested, and found that they were more environmentally harmful than the other brands of detergent and washing machine paper towels.”
Paper towels have been shown to be a poor environmental alternative to washing machines and to be more environmentally damaging than using oil-free detergents,” Dr Hendren said.
The study also found paper towels were more harmful to the planet than the most environmentally destructive of all products, plastic.”
If you were to use paper towel, your total water use is less than the amount you would use to produce a single plastic bottle,” Dr Harwin said.
However, paper towels did have the added benefit of being able to last longer than other detergants and detergant-free options.”
Using paper towel for wiping your desk or cleaning your clothes can last for about 20 minutes, which is much longer than you would have to wait to wash your car or your household furniture,” Dr Huntles said.