Sara sent in some great photos to the Hankerchief Project. Sara uses hankerchiefs for many things in her life but in this example she uses one to cover the grapefruit she brought to protect from bugs and to make it look pretty. Just another great use for a hanky. Thanks Sara!

Bathroom Tissue

Its best to get a toilet paper that is 100 % recycled and unbleached. This helps reduce the need for virgin wood pulp which means that less energy is used to process the paper and saves more trees from being cut down.

The Seventh Generation website offers great information about Post Consumer Materials

Hitting the streets to say No on 8?

Handkerchiefs are everywhere!

Hankdkerchief Java Jacket in use

I posted this use before but wanted to show how to tie the handkerchief in a small bow so it stays in place! Here you go!

The Handkerchief Project now has 11 members!

This is a shout out to Warren B in Los Angeles. Thanks for joining the challenge Warren and I look forward to hearing about your hanky journey!

Keep on the lookout!

Keep a look out for stickers on the paper towel dispensers in the bathrooms at CCA! Since I cannot be there to remind people to use less paper towels (especially in the mens room) I thought it would be a good idea to make stickers to notify the user in action! These stickers will do two things, make people aware of their use of paper towels and direct them to the Handkerchief Project blog to get more information.

Bruce Levin and his Handkerchief from Japan

Bruce Levin a professor at CCA says he loves his handkerchief and is never without one! Thanks to one of my classmates named Andri I was notified immediately of a "hanky happening". I ran to the scene and it was CCAs very own Bruce Levin. He says he gets his handkerchiefs in Japan when he is there teaching. He also mentioned that the size of the square is larger and the quality of the cloth is very high. I did some research about handkerchiefs in Japan and found out that it is part of the culture to bring your own handkerchief to dry your hands in public bathrooms. Most establishments do not provide paper towels or forced air dryers. All of the information I found about traveling to Japan put handkerchiefs on their "list not to forget" when visiting. Here is a picture of Bruce and his handkerchief.