I’ve got one more resolution for 2010: I’m breaking up with paper.
My library shall remain in tact, there’s no ebook reader in my immediate future.
But when it comes to paper towels, napkins and newspapers I’m giving up paper. Most cost savings will come from paper towels, for cleaning I’ll use the stack of cleaning rags:
Instead of paper napkins I use a bunches of cloth napkins:
How to make your own cloth napkins using this tutorial.
Usually when I buy newspapers the bulk of it is thrown out with the recycling. So instead I’m increasing my online follows and blog roll, looking for fresh and interesting content that’s not 12 hours old by the time it’s delivered to market. All in all, replacing the paper I consume each year with the minimum quantity.