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Toilet Paper Day: 6 Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

  • Publish date: Thursday، 26 August 2021 Last update: Friday، 26 August 2022
Toilet Paper Day: 6 Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

National Toilet Paper Day takes place on August 26, the day on which the first roll of TP was sold, in 1871.

Here 6 facts you probably didn’t know about toilet paper.

1- Before the toilet paper, a series of different solutions were used: stones, clay, sponges, ears of corn, hay, leaves, wool and fruit peels.

2- Toilet paper is produced with very short fibers that allow it to start disintegrating moments after getting wet.

Toilet Paper Day: 6 Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

3- The first account of toilet paper use was recorded in 6th century China.

Toilet Paper Day: 6 Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

4- The average toilet paper roll consists of 333 sheets..

Toilet Paper Day: 6 Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

5- Global demand for toilet paper consumes around 30,000 trees daily or 10 million trees yearly.

Toilet Paper Day: 6 Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

6- Colored toilet paper was a fad in the 1950s. People aimed to have their toilet paper match their bathroom colors in hues of green, lavender, light blue, light green, light yellow, pink, and purple.