Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The History of Toilet Paper

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Sent: September 11, 2018
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Joseph Gayetty is widely credited with being the inventor of modern commercially available toilet paper in the United States. Gayetty's paper, first introduced in 1857, was available as late as the 1920s. Gayetty's Medicated Paper was sold in packages of flat sheets, watermarked with the inventor's name. Toilet paper - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toilet_paper

How was toilet paper invented?
Even though Queen Elizabeth I's godson invented one of the first flush toilets in 1596, commercially produced toilet paper didn't begin circulating until 1857. Quilted Northern, formerly Northern Tissue, advertised as late as 1935 that their toilet paper was “Splinter-Free!” What Did People Use Before Toilet Paper? | Mental Floss
mentalfloss.com/article/48950/what-did-people-use-toilet-paper

What percent of the world uses toilet paper?
About 70% - 75 % of the world's population does not use toilet paper. People in some parts of the world do not use toilet paper due to a lack of trees. Toilet Paper Fun Facts - Toilet Paper History
www.toiletpaperhistory.net/toilet-paper-facts/toilet-paper-fun-facts/

How many trees does it take to make a toilet paper roll?
Toilet paper wipes out 27,000 trees a day. Worldwide, the equivalent of almost 270,000 trees is either flushed or dumped in landfills every day and roughly 10 percent of that total is attributable to toilet paper, according to the latest issue of World Watch magazine. Toilet paper wipes out 27,000 trees a day – National Geographic Blog
https://blog.nationalgeographic.org/2010/04/.../toilet-paper-wipes-out-27000-trees-a-day...



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