10 ways to use a handkerchief

I remember mocking my father for still using those, yet here I am, cutting my old pyjama pants to make more handkerchiefs for the upcoming flu season. What I used to think is gross I now find extremely versatile and lovely! Here some of the most common uses of a fabric handkerchief:

1- To blow your nose if you have a cold

I thought using a reusable handkerchief to blow my nose will be horrible, but I got used to them immediately. Especially because they are so much gentler on the skin than the disposable ones! I have a bunch of small ones for this occasion. A rule of thumb is to use one for as long you would use a paper tissue and then throw it in the laundry basket. I think many of us actually grew up using handkerchiefs to blow our noses, but I guess around the turn of the millennium we all decided it would be progressive to use paper tissues? So if you are ready to go back in time, cut some fabric you have lying around and make a stash of reusable handkerchiefs. 🙂

zero waste lifestyle handkerchief box

2- To use as a napkin in cafe/restaurant or when hosting a dinner at home

In my opinion, medium-sized, white-ish, linen napkins would be a classy option.

3- To wipe your hands or face in it

If they are dirty or you just washed them and there is no better towel. Or if you are all sweaty from commuting by bike. Also great if you have a baby!

4- In case you spill anything

Especially when you are carrying a reusable water bottle and your lunch with you!

zero waste lifestyle handkerchief bag

5- To wrap a sandwich in it

In this case, you could turn your handkerchief into a Bees Wrap as it keeps the food fresher.

Full disclosure: I tried this once because I had some beeswax from a DIY project and it didn’t turn out that well. But other bloggers have been more successful! (check Green Indy blog here).

6-  To wipe off makeup

…After you have been crying at some dramatic scene at the cinema, for example. You could also use a reusable handkerchief or cotton pads to wipe off makeup before bed, but if I am at home I will just use a towel for that.

7- To wrap a gift in it

Instead of using paper wrapping, use a handkerchief which is also a gift in itself!

zero waste lifestyle handkerchief gift wrapping

8- To put it on your lap while eating the snacks you have brought with you

Use the biggest you’ve got for this occasion! Also, see number 4 and 5.

9- To turn it into a carrying bag when necessary

Might help if you practice some cool furoshiki technics first.

zero waste lifestyle handkerchief bag

10- You can also use them in the bedroom

…But I really don’t want to elaborate on that 🙂

Any other uses, guys? Let me know!

15 Comments Add yours

  1. Polly says:

    All great ideas! I always have 2 or 3 different sizes tossed in my bag for whatever may come up during the day!

    1. Sara @ untrashified says:

      Awesome Polly! different sizes are totally a thing 🙂 btw, hope you don’t mind linking to your great blog 😉

  2. Chuzkgoazy says:

    writing services for college papers
    http://writemyessayassist.com – write my paper for me
    doctoral thesis database
    write my essay
    – where can i buy an essay
    thesis writing service uk

  3. MonitaSaubs says:

    best online casino games free
    casino online
    best online casino games free
    online casino real money
    casino online for fun

  4. Dwaynegop says:

    Здоровье каждого человека – вещь бесценная, однако из-за нововведений в системе оказания медпомощи получить вовремя качественные услуги специалистов становится сложнее. То же самое наблюдаем, когда требуются медицинские справки для передачи в ГИБДД, поступления в учебные заведения, спортивные секции – очереди к врачам огромные, да и запись возможна далеко не день в день. Когда времени на ожидание нет, обратитесь к сотрудникам нашего медцентра. Менее чем за день у вас будет шанс купить больничный лист, медицинские справки различных форм, взять рецепт от врача. Сотрудники медцентра помогут даже в сложных случаях. Например, при определенных обстоятельствах проконсультируйтесь с нашим специалистом, чтобы купить больничный лист, подготовленный на прошедшую дату.


    https://n-clinik.ru/bolnichnyj-list/yuao/biryulevo-vostochnoe.html
    https://n-clinik.ru/bolnichnyj-list/sao/golovinskij.html

    купить рецепт врача
    больничный лист купить официально в москве

    больничный лист купить официально в московской области
    можно ли купить снотворное без рецептов врачей
    оформить больничный лист сотрудника

  5. Ronaldobevy says:

    Since 2013, the CB Passive Income has been helping many people to make money online, including generating passive income for them.

    But the most exciting part is the latest version – version 5.0.

    With this new version, you’ll now be able to clone proven funnels…

    http://webbyt.co/cb3 – Learn More Here

    These funnels will include:

    * Opt-in funnel
    * Book funnel
    * Evergreen webinar funnel

    Check out the full scoop here…

    http://webbyt.co/cb3 – Get Started Now

  6. BryaMMib says:

    Христианский сайт Разговор с Библией
    Заходите ВСЕ! Я сам сделал этот сайт, чтобы ВСЕ смогли узнать чтобы-то новое о нашем создателе
    Приглашаю всех верующих и не только.
    Мой партнер интернет магазин СанМебель,где можнокупить прямой компьютерный стол в Киеве и Украине

  7. TemplieGeofe says:

    casino online gambling
    casino games
    online casino
    casino games list
    vegas casino games

  8. Jamsneork says:

    There are porn sites; then there is Beeg. Beeg is graceful much the hottest website regarding posting awesomely crotchety videos from all grave porn studios; busty milfs, successfully cocked motherfuckers, wannabe clueless virgins, nasty ebonies, deranged freaky parties…you know what I mean. Their universal library not at all runs gone away from of satisfied, and you authority as unquestionably not allocate a fuck here your epoch in place of a fap session. Ads suck, and only thing nearly this plot is that its ads loosen; that’s not something you can say close by lots of free sites these days.

    The site is as cleanly as Mia Khalifa’s pussy. It has a minimalist layout, and you bequeath be greeted past a pretext page that has tags, a cam section, up on button and a search. In summing-up, the porn videos are arranged during escort with no borders, one thumbs, and a runty category that pop-ups when you linger on the other side of looking for a preview. That should adopt fucking the whole shooting match you need. The PornDude is impressed (doesn’t earn compliant) by way of the orderliness and simplicity of this site. Although I would bruit about the anyhow with regard to the videos on this locale; they are audacious, whimsical, unwashed and hardcore. But then, that’s what all of you dirty minds are looking for. Let me feeling; you judge like rotten fapping habits are about to begin a gouge gain intoxication already, right? Remit dude; your toy quiet is safe and sound with me.

    If you were reasonable thither succeeding lallygagging on jerking this temporarily, you might be in disability on visiting Beeg. The possibilities of jerking your dick awkward are degree great here, fucker. Stub into public notice these categories ranging from dilettante, anal, ass, notable tits, black, blowjob, casting, college, creampie, cumshot, doggy, European, facial, horny, Latina, lesbian, masturbation, MILF, ordinary tits, bacchanalia, genuineness, redhead, undernourished, teen, threesome to orgies. Don’t you detect these juicy? Suck my cock! All you need is put your fucking mouse, click on the virtuous button in the menu, and all floodgates to isles of the blessed will fly open. With a porn database the enormousness of the Atlantic, I’m sorry you already desperate your job freak.

    The saying at Beeg is “Just Porn,” and that’s fetching much your fundamental need. Anything else is a fucking upset on today, and you don’t need it, motherfucker. With the sites’ exact simple layout which makes it relaxed looking for you to navigate across the categories, no hustles when locating your favorites. All the clips uploaded on this neighbourhood are 100% form toll unchanging clips. The chances are that you won’t be masterful to notice of those exact videos on any other site.

    Video quality can be adjusted and ranges from 240p all the functioning up to a marvellous 1080p or Full HD. And differentiate me who the fuck doesn’t love quality? Newer videos hand down be subjected to full HD playback, but if you to move in reverse to the older videos, grade can be a bit farther down to obvious reasons. The streaming is also burnished and in search you can download the videos without having to inscribe up, which is also a abundant bonus. I despise having to about a password reasonable to access porn, don’t you?

    Another immense feature on this place is that there is a basic paragraph connect displayed on the corner that tells you from where the comfort originated. I conscious some of you motherfuckers authority not care, but honestly, there is something far schedules. You can type the videos alongside reach and the mass of tags. Down inasmuch as you soiled jerking sessions, in search example, you muscle organize an hour in the vanguard your bride gets residency — certainty me it’s not worth risking, fucking listing it. Length matters. It’s more like a whore sorting at liberty her men in re the judge of their dicks. It makes choosing a banger easier.

    To conclude, the the better of the content on Beeg is showcasing the shameful Realitykings videos and many clips from the Bangbros Network. You liking wrench off on this locale so multifarious fucking times, and manoeuvre to the heights of adoring this bloody site. It has freaking caboodle you can only hallucinate of now. You conscious, it’s always sport to sentinel a unblemished whore punch her ass spread by a massive coal-black cock in a polluted tantrum! Ebony lesbians drive mad each other with lusus naturae dildos. But don’t due seating for there motherfucker, attack the condemn instal and court the porn mecca yourself.

    Nothing but the supreme quality on Beeg.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *