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Toilet paper is a giant waste of resources

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Americans consume the most toilet paper in the world but it's a very wasteful product to manufacture, according to the numbers. Toilet paper consumption is unsustainable and requires a tremendous amount of resources to produce. Americans use the most toilet paper in the world and have been hoarding it due to coronavirus. Alternatives to toilet paper are gaining more popularity with the public. I was going to plumb in a bidet as it's dead easy to do, but some guy on Amazon said his one leaked and it destroyed his kitchen ceiling. There is no overflow for the plumbed in type, shown below. I found the portable type to be excellent, but some are better than others.  The Big Think Toilet paper is a giant waste of resources

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Americans consume the most toilet paper in the world but it's a very wasteful product to manufacture, according to the numbers.


Toilet paper is a giant waste of resources

  • Toilet paper consumption is unsustainable and requires a tremendous amount of resources to produce.
  • Americans use the most toilet paper in the world and have been hoarding it due to coronavirus.
  • Alternatives to toilet paper are gaining more popularity with the public.

I was going to plumb in a bidet as it's dead easy to do, but some guy on Amazon said his one leaked and it destroyed his kitchen ceiling. There is no overflow for the plumbed in type, shown below. I found the portable type to be excellent, but some are better than others. 


Toilet paper is a giant waste of resources


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Mike Norman
Mike Norman is an economist and veteran trader whose career has spanned over 30 years on Wall Street. He is a former member and trader on the CME, NYMEX, COMEX and NYFE and he managed money for one of the largest hedge funds and ran a prop trading desk for Credit Suisse.

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