Where does your kleenex come from?

At Cedar House Inn we use recycled paper tissue and paper products exclusively. Such products can be purchased at most grocery stores. We happen to like the Publix Greenwise and Kroger Simple Truth paper products. Sometimes werecycled paper products purchase Seventh Generation.

Having more sources for recycled paper products have made them more affordable compared to the past. We feel it is our responsibility to pay a little more to get a sustainable product that is better for the Earth and saves many trees.

Kleenex which is made by the giant company Kimberly Clarke cuts down ancient old growth forests to make tissue for wiping noses and other things. This is not only environmentally destructive to the trees, wildlife and the Earth. It is also irresponsible. Please watch this video for more information.

UPDATE: Greenpeace and Kimberly-Clark have announced the successful resolution of the Kleercut campaign as the maker of Kleenex has established a new sustainability policy focused on protecting Endangered Forests. To find out more go to http://www.greenpeace.org/kleercut

The update shows the power of environmental activism and the consumer who demands that corporations be more environmentally responsible.

You can find recycled paper content products such as toilet paper, napkins, paper towels and computer printer paper. These are products we use at the inn.

Some may find it difficult to make the switch from Charmin to recycled toilet paper for example. Charmin and other premium non recycled paper tends to be much softer and thicker. Charmin also is not as good for your septic tank due to the thickness. I also wonder what goes into the processing of some of these toilet papers in terms of dyes and manufacturing methods.

Make the switch to recycled paper products today.

For more information about the eco friendly practices we use at the inn visit being green.