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6 Tips for Shopping for Toilet Paper Sustainably

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From razors to oral care to household cleaners to menstrual products, there are infinite ways to reduce waste in your bathroom. One that tends to get overlooked is, well, the way we wipe (for lack of a daintier phrase). So to learn more about how we can reduce our impact when it comes to toilet paper and all things on the john, Green Matters spoke with Ashley Orgain, Seventh Generation's Director of Mission Advocacy and Outreach.

Toilet paper is zero waste because it doesn't go in the trash, right?! In actuality, the answer is a bit more complicated than that. If you want to lower your impact in the bathroom, one of the best ways is by shopping for sustainable toilet paper. Unfortunately, a lot of popular TP brands are pretty bad for the planet, according to a report called “The Issue with Tissue" that the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Stand.earth published earlier this year.