How To Ditch Paper Products and Go Paper Free

Here are my easy and frugal methods of going paper-free – a little way to save trees, money and our planet! You can learn how to ditch paper towels, toilet paper, disposable diapers, paper napkins and more and make your own at home using cloth you may already have.

How to Go Paper Free By Ditching Paper Products in Your Home

One way I have chosen to life a more green lifestyle (it's a journey – not 100% there yet!), is by ditching paper products from around the house. It is not easy to do as we were so accustomed to the convenience of paper, but it's really starting to take a toll on our planet and I don't like throwing things away. I used to think people like my depression-era great-grandmas who would keep things like aluminum foil, plastic baggies and yogurt containers to reuse them were so weird and old-fashioned, and now I've turned into them! I realize now they totally had the right idea and I saw the err of my wasteful ways.

This is an easy way to also start living a more green, earth-friendly lifestyle. I found that once I eliminated one paper product, it became easier and easier to eliminate more! So start small, educate yourself, and try to take on one thing at a time. Before you know it, you'll be making your great-grandma proud, too!

Here are the ways (in order of easiest to hardest to adjust in your lifestyle) I've been able to ditch all the paper products in our house for cloth – with NO SEWING!

How to Switch to All Cloth Napkins with No Sewing

Paper Napkins – How We Ditched Paper Napkins and Went to Only Cloth with No Sewing


Switch from Paper Towels to Cloth with no Sewing

Paper Towels – How We Ditched the Paper Towels and Went to Cloth


Homemade, All-Natural Disinfecting Wipes Tutorial

Disinfecting Wipes – Homemade Reusable Disinfecting Wipes


Homemade Cloth Baby Wipes

Baby Wipes – Homemade Cloth Baby Wipes {no sew tutorial}


DIY Wool Dryer Balls to Replace Fabric Softener Sheets

Dryer Sheets – DIY Wool Dryer Balls (From Wool Roving)


Switch to Toilet Cloth

Toilet Paper – How We Ditched the Toilet Paper and Went to Toilet Cloth

Complete Cloth Diapering Guide

Disposable Diapers – Complete Cloth Diapering Guide – Intro (part 1)

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