Earl’s Reduces Paper Towel Use by 48%
In an effort to reduce our paper towel consumption, in October we installed electric hand dryers in our bathrooms.
Since their installation, we have reduced our monthly paper towel consumption by
The production of paper requires an enormous amount of energy to cut down trees, transport them to a facility, process them, turn them into paper, and transport the towels to their final destination. In fact, the amount of energy it requires to produce two paper towels is 15 times as much energy as is required to dry one’s hands with Earl’s energy efficient hand dryer model. See the graph below:
That’s like NOT burning 135 GALLONS of gasoline every year.
Image by Yazmin Alanis from the Noun Project