27,000 trees are cut down worldwide daily to make toilet paper, according to a National Geographic article by David Braun. This uses 850,000 gallons of water and 454 tons of chlorine for bleaching, per day! Along with the consumption of these natural resources, more and more people are becoming sensitive to the perfumes, chemicals, paper dust that comes along with modern, fluffy-soft toilet paper.
A Wet Wipe Wasteland
Did you know those wipes that say they’re flushable are causing millions of dollars in “wipe-related equipment problems” across the country? NYC has spent $18 million dollars in the last 5 years. In your home, the can accumulate in your pipes and result in a softball sized wad translating into costly plumbing repairs, overflowing septic systems and backed up toilets.
The answer is simple
The answer to these problems is simple: cut back on toilet paper usage, period. Use of a toilet seat bidet typically reduces toilet paper consumption by 75%. Many people are able to completely eliminate toilet paper from their shopping lists by utilizing the built-in dryers on most bidet toilet seats or using a dedicated drying towel.
But do they really work?
For most people the answer is an unqualified YES. We’ve done our own quality control tests with excellent results. In fact we conduct monthly QC checks to make sure things are still squeaky clean. Some of our more overweight users have a more difficult time getting completely clean, but we are usually able to find a seat with the right spray pattern to help them as well. Call us for a specific recommendation, we’ll be glad to help.
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