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Why Cloth Towels are Better than Paper

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Cloth towels are much more environmentally friendly and effective at washing hands than paper towels.

The norm in any public restroom is either one of three things when it comes to drying your hands– a hand dryer, a paper towel roll, or cloth towels. By far, the most common of these are paper towels, as they have been a commercial restroom staple for many decades until the development of small hand dryers.  Still, some intelligent businesses decide to use old-fashioned cloth towels via a towel service rather than disposable paper towels. Despite not being used all too often anymore, cloth towels in public restrooms have several advantages over paper towels. Here are some reasons to break the norm and make the switch back to cloth towels in your commercial restroom.

Environmental Impact

Each and every paper towel is made of paper, which originates from processing the pulp of trees. Unfortunately, to access the pulp of trees, oftentimes, the whole tree is cut down, leading to deforestation. Deforestation has a terrible effect on our environment, such as habitat destruction for animals, as well as removing one more natural CO2 removal from the Earth. Not to mention a paper towel is single-use and is often not recyclable due to its fragility. Cloth towels, on the other hand, are made to last. Cloth towels can be used over and over, and if well taken care of, for years and years to come. 

Cloth Towels are Economical

don’t be afraid of the initial cost of a cloth towels service. If you think about it in the long run, cloth towels are much more economical. Although they might be more expensive to purchase, in the long run initially, they are of much better value than paper towels. This is because paper towels must constantly be replenished since they are single-use only. A cloth towel can be used thousands of times before its life expires and must be replaced. After the initial purchase or rental of the towels for your business, you likely won’t need to pay for towels for a very long time afterward. Over time, this will save your business a lot of money.

More Versatile

Lastly, cloth towels have the innate ability to perform other functions aside from cleaning and drying hands. They can also be used to perform a variety of other functions. They can be used to clean bathrooms with soap, clean up spills, and even as a dust rag much more effectively than industrial paper towels. In conclusion, cloth towels are a great and effective means of drying that have plenty of advantages over paper towels. 

Towel Services from Ace Uniform

To give your business a clean, professional, and cohesive look, rely on Ace Uniform. Whether you need uniforms in the food, automotive, industrial, construction, medical, security, or you-name-it industry, we can provide you with the uniforms you need for the price you want. We can also supply your business with high-quality mats and towels. On top of that, Ace offers facility services that can help keep your business place clean and safe. Give us a call at 1-800-366-1616 or visit us online to learn how we can help meet your needs. Want to get to know us even better? Visit us on social media on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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