Kleenex® Hand Towels FAQs

Hand Towel

  • Why did the KLEENEX® Brand create KLEENEX® Hand Towels?

    KLEENEX® Brand is committed to offering products that help consumers care for themselves and their families with everyday essentials that help make a better life. For example, in the early 1900s, KLEENEX® Brand's first-of-its-kind facial tissue products replaced cloth handkerchiefs for a more hygienic solution. Today, KLEENEX® Brand continues its leadership and commitment to consumers with the introduction of disposable hand towels.

  • Why should I/my family use KLEENEX® Hand Towels?

    KLEENEX® Hand Towels provide people with an alternative solution to traditional cloth bathroom hand towels, offering a cleaner way to dry hands* vs cloth towels. In fact, in the U.S. alone, people dry their hands on cloth bathroom towels approximately 200 billion times per year and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for hand washing recommends hand drying with a single-use towel to help reduce the spread of germs.

  • Why are KLEENEX® Hand Towels great for guests?

    Kleenex® Hand Towels help you make your home welcoming for guests by providing a cleaner way to dry hands* vs cloth towels Guests (or family members) who want an alternative to sharing cloth towels will appreciate the thoughtfulness of a clean, fresh, towel every time®.

  • Where do I keep KLEENEX® Hand Towels in my home?

    KLEENEX® Hand Towels can be used anywhere! But, the flexible packaging complements bathroom décor and space limitations, allowing the product to be placed on a towel bar or countertop. The Pop-Up® delivery system makes sure that a cleaner way to dry hands* vs cloth towels is always within reach.

  • Has the KLEENEX® Hand Towels box changed?

    Yes. We listened to consumers and now we can offer a new KLEENEX® Hand Towels box with everything you’ve been asking for. It’s been redesigned to fit more seamlessly into the spaces of your bathroom and ensure easy delivery of the towels inside. Although the box is slightly smaller, the towel count and towel size has not changed. Look for the new box with new designs in stores now!

  • Where can I purchase KLEENEX® Hand Towels?

    Look for Kleenex® Hand Towels in the paper towel aisle at grocery stores, drug stores and mass retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.99 per box.


  • Does Kimberly-Clark have sustainability standards?

    Kimberly-Clark has long recognized the importance of corporate responsibility and integrated the concept of sustainability in our business practices. We published our first annual sustainability report in 2004, and the reports can be reviewed at
    www.kimberly-clark.com. From raw materials, our manufacturing processes, even our supply chain, we're building sustainability into every facet of how we work. This includes selecting suppliers that operate in a sustainable manner. To that end, we work hard to assure that the wood fiber we purchase comes only from well-managed forestlands or from recycled sources.

  • Is conservation a priority for Kimberly-Clark?

    At Kimberly-Clark, we take concern for the environment and conservation of natural resources seriously. In 2012, 58% of our facilities met our zero waste to landfill goal and 22% of our net sales come from environmentally innovative products. There’s been a 15% annual increase in energy efficiency and we’re on our way towards meeting our goal of making a 50% reduction in the use of wood fiber from natural forests by 2025.

  • Are any responsible forestry practices in place?

    Kimberly-Clark has one of the most progressive fiber procurement policies in the tissue industry. We support forestry practices that help conserve valuable forestlands, respect fundamental human rights and ensure both a thriving ecosystem and a sustainable source of wood fiber for the future. In fact, K-C was the first major tissue company to set the goal of purchasing 100 percent of our wood fiber from suppliers that gain independent certification of their woodlands or their fiber procurement activities.

  • Why is this product necessary? Aren't my cloth towels acceptable?

    KLEENEX® Brand Hand Towels offer a hygienic option for our consumers by providing an alternative to traditional cloth bathroom hand towels. KLEENEX® Hand Towels-- a cleaner way to dry hands* vs cloth towels.

  • Are KLEENEX® Brand Hand Towels made with recycled fiber?

    Because of the exceptional softness consumers expect from KLEENEX® Brand, KLEENEX® Hand Towels are made with 100 percent virgin fiber. The product's unique, Cottony-Soft* base sheet is free of inks, dyes and fragrances and is soft enough for faces yet durable for family needs.

  • Can I recycle the KLEENEX® Hand Towel package?

    Yes, you can recycle the carton at a facility that processes paperboard.

  • Where can I find out more about the Kimberly-Clark sustainability initiatives?

    Visit http://www.kimberly-clark.com/sustainability.aspx to ready about our challenges, innovations and download the latest Sustainability Report.