Toilet paper

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Toilet paper is a paper product also known as toilet tissue. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) of various toilet paper products. The toilet paper products listed in WikiFootprints have GHG emissions ranging from about 0.001 to 0.002 kg carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) per sheet. The carbon footprint of the recycled paper is responsible half the emissions of the non-recycled products.[1]

Carbon Footprint[edit]

GHG Emissions from Toilet Paper
Product Carbon Footprint
per sheet
(kg CO2e)[1]
Tesco Toilet Tissue (White) 0.002
Tesco Toilet Tissue (Pink) 0.002
Tesco Toilet Tissue (Blue) 0.002
Tesco Toilet Tissue (Magnolia) 0.002
Tesco Recycled Toilet Tissue 0.001

See also[edit]

  • Paper towel - comparison of the carbon footprints of paper towel products

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Product Carbon Footprint Summary. Tesco PLC, Aug. 2012. Web. 27 Nov. 2016. Archived