Collection: Toilet Paper & Bidet

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Take A Sustainability Deepdive

~27,000 trees are cut down each day to make regular toilet paper. That's 9.8 million trees a year. But there are plenty of ways to cut down on the problem.

You can use a bidet, opt for recycled paper or TP made of bamboo, a fast-growing and renewable resource that can grow up to a foot per day, and serve as a carbon sink! 

Here are some specific things to think about:

Bidets: Studies show bidets can slash toilet paper consumption by 50% or more [2]! While bidets (may) require an initial investment they offer long-term savings on toilet paper (and the environment!)

Recycled: Production of recycled paper uses up to 70% less water and 60% less energy than virgin pulp toilet paper. It also gives new life to existing paper products, reducing landfill waste. Look for brands with high post-consumer recycled content (ideally over 50%), ensuring the paper comes from materials used by individuals, not industrial waste.

Bamboo: For a rapidly renewable resource, consider bamboo. Bamboo matures in just 3-5 years while trees take decades. Even better, bamboo absorbs up to 35% more carbon dioxide as it grows, making it a carbon sink that helps combat climate change. While bamboo production requires land and water, it's generally more sustainable than traditional trees due to its fast growth rate and ability to regenerate from its root system. However, some studies suggest bamboo production for toilet paper might still contribute to deforestation in certain regions, so look for brands with certifications ensuring responsible sourcing practices.

So, if you're looking to help wipe away the problem, ditch the traditional TP and try one of these instead!