Last week we talked all about Why I Don’t Buy Kleenex. Those chemicals in regular tissues are pretty scary and personally I’m not sure why you’d want to wipe a skin irritant on your sensitive nose!
After I discovered the ingredients in most facial tissue we began experimenting with recycled and “green” tissue. We first tried Marcal brand because I was able to get it for a good price using coupons. We quickly discovered that it was NOT the tissue you wanted to use when your nose was hurting! While it had no added chemicals it was very stiff and scratchy.
One afternoon I decided to surf Amazon to check out our other options. I looked into getting Seventh Generation tissue but it was a little more than my budget would allow. So then we decided to check out Green Forest Facial Tissue. I took a plunge and ordered a case from Amazon, hoping that it would be good!
Upon the arrival I was happy to discover that it was much softer than the previous brands we’d tried! The tissues seemed thicker but much easier on the nose.
Even better than the comfort of my nose was the comfort of my mind knowing that what I was wiping my face with was all good. Green Forest Facial Tissues are:
- Whitened without chlorine
- Processed Chlorine Free (PCF)
- Made from a minimum of 90% post-consumer recycled paper
- No dyes
- No fragrances
- Safe for use in septic systems
I also thought this chart was interesting. Green Forest is the top “green” facial tissue according the Greenpeace.
I definitely think we will continue using Green Forest facial tissues. Good for my nose, good for the environment, and nothing scary in them!
Green Forest would like to give one Little House Living reader the chance to try their facial tissues! One winner will win a pack of 12 boxes of tissue. Just enter the giveaway by clicking the link below:
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This giveaway will end on Friday, May 11th, 2012.