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Clean Nose, Clean Conscience

by Rachel Levitt

Tags: Environment, green living, global warming, paper, deforestation, natural resources, preservation, tissue, Grist,

Blowing noseWhen it comes to cutting paper consumption, every bit matters, even the facial tissue you choose. Grist has conducted a review of which tissues are the greenest (no pun intended). Of course the most eco-friendly choice is a cloth handkerchief, but if the convenience of disposable tissues is a necessity, you can make choices that clear your nose without clearing the forests at the same time.

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