We just read a really interesting article in the New York Times
on the environmental cost of traditional, super-soft, extra-thick toilet paper.
It's pretty eye-opening. Our favorite quote: “No forest of any kind should be used to make toilet paper,” said Dr. Allen Hershkowitz, a senior scientist and waste expert with the Natural Resource Defense Council.
Link and survey after the jump
According to the article
, in the U.S. toilet tissue made form 100% recycled fibers only makes up 2% of sales for at home use. In Europe and Latin America, that number goes up to 20%.
Get the whole story.
So, we're curious ...
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