reply to post by mellisamouse
BTW, I apologize if you are not "mellisa" as I called you.... I had occasion to read your comment on the "Don't Hate Me Because" thread, and
then it clicked that your screen name is Mell-Is-A-Mouse.
Anyway, 396 rolls is two cases. Why a case is 198 rolls, I have no idea. We've broken them down to six flattened rolls per 1 gallon ziplock bag.
After Hurricane Paloma smacked us last November, I passed out the better part of a case, until supplies started rolling in -- all of the stores had
roof loss or damage, and paper products were wet.
We've since restocked, and that all got me thinking about the process of making paper. I did some research, and while it seems doable, I don't
think it's worth the time -- for us at least -- especially in light of this article and the fact that we have the sea to tidy up in. Just a short
Along a somewhat related line, m'darlin' and I have been eliminating the need for other paper products over the past couple of years -- paper
towels, mostly. What we use in their place are 4th generation t-shirts of mine. After they can no longer be cleaned satisfactorily, t-shirts
become 5th and final generation -- manmops (you know, where we drop a cloth on the floor and move it around with our feet) and car rags.
I'm not yet prepared to move fully into the methodology outlined in your article, but good to think about it. I think that various TP types are,
in general, more of a concern for women than men. How to put this delicately....... Some types of TP are too soft and break down when moist,
leaving TP bits behind. Probably TMI. So, anyway, that which we've stored away is not very gentle stuff, but on the other hand it could serve
more than one purpose in a SitX.
[edit - I should've kept reading on that other thread -- you ARE Mellissa lol] NEVERmind
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