Green Confessions: An Illicit 2-Ply Affair

Green Confessions: An Illicit 2-Ply Affair

Laurie Siegel
Oct 17, 2011

In speaking about his early incarnations as a non-animal eater, Papa Vegetarian Jonathan Safran Foer recounts numerous clandestine trysts with cheap hamburgers. As a green lifestyle advocate, I too have a secret shame. As often and earnest as I try, I cannot make my household fully embrace eco-friendly toilet paper.

While we cast off our Italian linens in favor of organic cotton, plastic bottles for filter-filled reusable containers and even silver polish for a four-hour ritualistic cleansing worthy of a Salem trial, toilet paper remains the one major lifestyle product for which I can't make an eco-friendly option regularly stick. It's my secret shame, my late-night purchase; and here is my confession.

Consider this site a safe place (let's try!) to air your ungreen laundry. In your otherwise green home, what eco-friendly practice or product is your household guilty of not yet fully embracing?

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