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JULY 16, 2009

Two rolls of toilet paper on top of a toilet
Izz

Posted by: Izz
4:03pm

Today we're talking about toilet paper.

Dex

Posted by: Dex
4:05pm

Izz are you sure people want to hear about that? Maybe we should leave it in the bathroom.

Izz

Posted by: Izz
4:08pm

No, Dex. People need to know about it. Toilet paper can easily be made from recycled paper but Americans don't like to use that. They like their toilet paper bright white and fluffy as a cloud. And you can only fluff toilet paper that's made from directly from trees.

Dex

Posted by: Dex
4:10pm

Hmm, but what are you expecting us to do? Wipe with sandpaper? Or cardboard?

Izz

Posted by: Izz
4:14pm

Toilet tissue made from recycled paper is totally fine! Just slightly less soft than we're used to. But people in Europe and lots of other countries use it every day, no big deal. Can you even tell which is which in the picture?

Dex

Posted by: Dex
4:17pm

Umm... Well...

Izz

Posted by: Izz
4:19pm

That's what I thought. So next time you reach for a roll, think about what forest that paper came from!