Which is Greener – Hand Towels or Hand Dryers?

We loved this article’s comparison of hand towels to different types of hand dryers.   Tell us, which do you prefer?

At Green Mountain Energy Company’s corporate headquarters, we are always looking for ways to make our workplace greener – even the bathrooms!

We loved this article’s comparison of hand towels to different types of hand dryers.   Tell us, which do you prefer?

 

What’s the Greenest Way to Dry Your Hands? 

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It’s a question that bedevils facility managers. What’s the most environmentally conscious and cost effective way for people to dry their hands in company and public restrooms?

 Paper towels made from recycled content? Electric hand dryers? Cotton towels that need to be laundered?

 Dyson, the maker of the cold air-driven hand dryers, contends its Airblade is the best option when it comes to energy efficiency and commissioned a study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to look into the matter. Read the full article…