I guess the important, and civilized, thing is to simply have a napkin, one that's not made of paper which will end up in a landfill. Oh, and that the napkin be clean is important too.
My mother-in-law Joan had an energy-saving habit of reusing cloth napkins in personalized napkin rings, which meant cloth napkins could have multiple uses before washing without sharing germs. Anyone else do this?
The best article I've read in the last couple days is this one in The New Yorker by Jonathan Franzen.
Something small that can be done in our own homes that practices recycling and re-use?
Let's have a small peek at the stone house:
|The stone house with fall colours.|