Then we had a houseful of family for the holidays and then our plumbing exploded. So I didn't institute any new non-paper waste plans until last month.
Still, it's been almost two months of using cloth napkins, of drying our hands with cloth, of cleaning with cloth. I do have a roll of paper towels out, but I haven't used a single one. Widget Man did forget a few times and use one or two to dry his hands. And there was a fairly unpleasant incident that had to do with dogs and a mysterious brownish smear on the floor.
But other than that, we're all cloth all the time. And we still have seven rolls of paper towels in the pantry.