Why Your Choice of Toilet Paper Really Matters

Buying toilet paper is something you probably don’t put a lot of thought into when you head into your local supermarket. You grab one packet you like off the shelf, add it to your trolley among the bread and milk, and sustainability might not even cross your mind. However, your choice in toilet paper really matters.

Between 1996 and 2005, close to 11 million hectares of boreal forests in Canada were logged for toilet paper for the United States and the rest of the world. The Canadian boreal forest is valuable for its indigenous people, the climate, and species, and continual logging for pulp for toilet paper has a significant impact.

Therefore, if you can put sustainability to the forefront of your mind, you may be able to consider alternative options for your household’s toilet paper supply. You never know, you could make more of an impact than you first thought.

So, how do you shop for the eco-friendliest toilet paper? There are a few things to consider, which we’ll run through below.

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Certification

FSC is an organisation that is all about promoting responsible forest management. Be on the lookout for an FSC tick on your toilet paper products, but then consider which category the toilet paper could fall into. FSC mix means the toilet paper can be a mixture of certified forest, reclaimed, or controlled source materials.

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12 Ways to Ensure Your Wedding Reception is Terrific

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and every bride yearns for the best day ever, with no hiccups or incidents, even if they are nervous.  There are many ways you can ensure your dream is granted and one of them is to hire a truly professional dj to make sure the reception swings along in just the way you want.

But that is not the only thing to do. It’s important you organise everything carefully and write it down, so you don’t forget anything or make a mistake. Here are some tips to help your wedding reception be terrific.

  • Start organising early because things get booked out well ahead of time. Even 12 months ahead is not too early to book the venue.
  • The food is an important part of the wedding reception. You want something a little different, but not so different that no one has ever heard of it. This is especially important if the bride or groom come from a different country where the food choices are not easily accessed in Australia.
  • Choose two dishes so guests can exchange with their partner or someone else at their table if they don’t like the one they are given.
  • Before booking the DJ, find out what music he has and if he can get your choice in time if he doesn’t happen to have it.

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How to Keep Kitchen Floors Looking Spotless

Anyone involved in commercial cleaning, or even responsible for their own household chores, need to know how to keep a kitchen floor clean. In most cases, your health and safety depend on it.

However, in a commercial environment, a sparkling clean floor becomes even more critical. Knowing how to achieve that desired result, and having an effective process to follow day in, day out, can make all the difference. Read on to learn what it takes.

Sweeping/Brushing

During food preparation and food service, a lot of food can drop on the floor. It can then become trampled under foot and flattened into your flooring. Sweeping takes no time at all, but it can certainly make a significant difference to the cleanliness of your floors when it’s not done often.

Make a point of cleaning up after every major food preparation exercise, and during regular checks of the eating area once customers have left. Then, when it comes time to haul out the cleaning liquids, much of the hard work is already complete.

Cleaning Fluids

In the fast-paced food industry, time is of the essence. You want to complete tasks quickly and effectively. Therefore, most of us will be guilty of using our eyes as our measuring tools for cleaning fluids, rather than the directions on the bottle and a measuring cup.

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Photo Booth

How the Photo Booth Can Be the Life of the Party

Most people have heard of someone being dubbed the life of the party. A person with such party-going skills is usually a popular addition to any party because he or she simply makes the party more fun to be at. They can stir everyone up and break the ice so people feel more comfortable chatting and laughing with people they don’t really know well. So how can a photo booth be the life of a party?

For some reason, people congregate around it. They hear others laughing as they dress up ready to have their photo taken and it attracts them and they are drawn towards the sound like moths to a flame. If you don’t have photo booth hire on the to-do list for your party, better put it on now.

Once a crowd is standing around watching others have fun and waiting for their turn at the booth, even more people drift over to see what’s going on. They think it’s a good idea to have their photo taken, so they stay there and await their turn. Meanwhile, they are having fun watching all the other people have fun. Before you know it, half the party is going on over near the photo booth.

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Wedding DJ

8 Questions You Need to Ask the Wedding DJ

Nearly everyone these days considers dj hire to be an important part of organising their wedding reception. The dj can play a great variety of music for your wedding and what you get is the original covers, not someone playing their version of the songs you choose. However, to get the best disc jockey for your needs, you need to ask them these 8 questions.

  • Are you available on the date I’ve set? Naturally enough, no matter how good the dj is he won’t be able to perform at your wedding if he’s already booked for another. That’s why it’s important to start on your quest early – like several months ahead of the date.
  • How much experience do you have? Djs have to start somewhere, but hopefully, not at your wedding. You want someone who has a track record of successful wedding receptions behind him so you can have peace of mind that he will be able to deliver the goods for yours.
  • What kind of music do you play at weddings? The dj needs to play what you want, not what they want. He should be willing to sort out his playlist to include your style and genre of music as well as requests from your guests. Everyone like to listen to their favourite song.

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