5 Simple Tips to Transition to a Paperless Kitchen
Stock up on enough cloths to replace napkins and paper towels.
You want to make sure you have enough cloths that you aren’t doing
laundry everyday. I’m not doing more laundry than I was before. I just
throw the cloths in with the rest of the towels I’m washing anyway. We
have 20+ cloth napkins on hand. I didn’t buy them all at once. I got a whole bunch are random napkins It doesn't matter that they don’t all match, in
fact I kind of love that they don’t. You can pick up cloth napkins
whenever you see them on sale to start your collection. Great stores to
get for great prices, especially if you find sales, are Target and even op shops
Have all your cloths in a convenient place.
Our cloth napkins are in a basket on our dining table. In my eyes, it
looks fine for everyday use. If we are entertaining, it’s easy enough
to put away and replace with a nice centerpiece.
two cookie jars and put them by the sink, within arm’s reach. In one are
the cloths designated for drying food, and in the other are the cloths
designated for wiping up spills. Having these in a convenient place is
key. You don’t want this process to be less convenient than using paper
The two other types of cloths we have are for hand drying and dish
drying. Those are kept on separate sides in a drawer by our sink. One
hand drying cloth is kept on the dishwasher handle, used for drying
clean hands, and is replaced each day. The dish-drying towels are kept
in the drawer until needed.