Thursday, September 23

Renewables

FP Energy, FP Evergreen, Renewables, Toilet Paper

What are you flushing away? These brands of toilet paper are dumping on the environment, ranking says

Breadcrumb Trail Links Renewables FP Energy 'The toilet paper you buy is a climate decision' Author of the article: Colin McClelland Cutting down trees to make toilet paper reduces the ability of forests to absorb carbon out of the air. Photo by Getty Images Article content A family of four's annual toilet paper use generates about the same amount of carbon as cutting down 27 trees or flying on a jet from Toronto to Vancouver. Advertisement This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Article content Those are the kind of statistics that might make you want to sit down, on the throne, perhaps, with a new appreciation of what we're flushing away. The numbers come from the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council, a non- pr...