Product review

Paper towels

Which paper towels do the best job and are the best value for money?

December 2021

Handee

Ultra prints 2 rolls

Price
Cost per roll.
Score
59
Recommended

Test results

  • 71
    Separation (perforation)
  • 58
    Wet tear
  • 84
    Puncture
  • 46
    Absorption

Good points

  • Environmental choice accreditation.

Bad points

No obvious bad points.

Model

  • Average price

    $1.65

  • Cost per sheet

    $0.03

  • Ply

    2 ply

  • Type

    Prints

  • Rolls per pack

    2

  • Sheets per roll

    60

Other ratings

  • Packaging assessment

    Good

  • Environmental assessment

    Acceptable

  • Ethical assessment

    Acceptable

Specifications

  • Claimed sheet size

    22.5 x 27cm

  • Origin

    New Zealand, but origin of materials not stated.

  • Packaging type

    Cardboard tube. Plastic packaging.

Packaging claims

  • "Don't flush" warning on packaging?
  • Biodegradable/compostable claim?

    Yes and manufacturer states new packaging stating home composting certification in stores 2021.

  • Ethical sourcing claim

    None

  • Sustainably sourced claim

    FSC (FSC MIX FSC C101950) and Environmental Choice tick.

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