Readers Digest on electric hand dryer in restrooms

In public restrooms, paper towel or electric hand dryer?
Far less energy is needed to heat and blow air at your hands than to make paper towels and haul them around.
One study found that nine trees are cut down to supply an average fast-food restaurant with paper towels over a year; the tossed towels then create 1,000 pounds on landfill waste. Reader’s Digest Version: If there’s a choice, go for the hot air.

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