Swapping out standard paper toilet roll for a more eco-friendly version is an easy way to make a positive impact on the environment 🌎 – especially when you consider that nearly 22 billion kilometres of loo roll is used around the planet every year.
Using recycled toilet roll is a step in the right direction, but it’s not always a comfy choice with the shorter fibres creating a rougher surface. Also some recycled toilet paper still uses bleach (which can irritate the skin) to make it whiter, brighter and more appealing to use.
If you want to safely avoid the issues above, why not try bamboo tissue? It’s soft, eco-friendly and strong, too. We take a closer look at this green choice and all the great things that make it a worthy addition to your bathroom.
Why choose bamboo toilet roll?
Bamboo toilet roll is fast becoming a popular choice in homes, due to its environmental benefits and superior quality. Made from bamboo pulp, this type of toilet tissue is not only soft and strong, but it’s 100% biodegradable too. The simple switch from traditional to bamboo can make a big difference in reducing your carbon footprint.
Bamboo toilet tissue is environmentally friendly
Unlike traditional toilet paper made from trees, bamboo grows incredibly fast – more than 20 times faster than trees. This rapid growth rate means bamboo can be harvested more frequently without causing deforestation. Moreover, bamboo requires less water, along with no pesticides or fertilisers to grow, making it even more sustainable.
Since it's biodegradable, bamboo toilet roll breaks down much faster than regular paper when disposed of, in turn reducing landfill waste and waste in our waterways too. It's a win-win! 😉
Bamboo toilet tissue is hypoallergenic and skin-friendly
Bamboo toilet roll isn't just good for the planet – it's also great for you! Bamboo has natural hypoallergenic properties that makes it an excellent choice for people with sensitive skin or allergies. And it's free from harsh chemicals – such as bleach and BPA – often found in traditional toilet paper.
Bamboo fibres are also naturally soft and silky to touch, yet strong when wet. This provides plenty of comfort for all members of the family without compromising on quality.
Cost-effective in the long run
While bamboo toilet roll might be slightly more expensive to buy than standard toilet paper, it's a cost-effective choice in the long run. Bamboo toilet tissue rolls are often larger and thicker, meaning they last longer. Plus, by choosing bamboo, you're investing in a sustainable future – a benefit that's priceless.
The future is bamboo 💚
Bamboo toilet roll offers an eco-friendly, hypoallergenic, cost-effective alternative to traditional toilet paper. By making the switch, you're not only choosing a product that's better for your skin and wallet but also one that's significantly better for our planet.
And there’s even more good news – bamboo isn’t just for loo roll. You can make the swap to bamboo kitchen roll too. This is super-absorbent and has all the same great qualities as its toilet-roll counterpart.
Check out even more great bamboo products from bamboo cotton buds and reusable make-up remover pads to bamboo sonic toothbrush heads, bamboo toothbrush travel case and bamboo reusable sanitary pads, all right here at Bower Collective!