Toilet Paper History
Can you imagine your everyday life without toilet paper?
If you can, you are not alone! According to some studies, more than 70% of people in the world, don't use toilet paper! In many countries toilet paper is uncommon even for rich people. Some people don't use toilet paper because of tradition, some because of religion and for some it's too expensive.
Have you ever thought about the origins of modern toilet papers?
Toilet paper carries an amazing historical past, from the toilet paper that Chinese Emperor Family used, to modern 19th century USA toilet paper factories and today's soft and perfumed more-ply toilet paper.
Toilet paper has interesting history, but what do you think toilet paper of the future will look like?
However, toilet paper is important invention. Not just because it practical, but is also hygienic.
Read about interesting and funny toilet paper facts and historical details about toilet paper. Find out more about toilet paper differences, types and brands.(more)
What is the story behind the invention of toilet paper? In our Toilet paper history section, you can find out how toilet paper was invented, what people used before the toilet paper, and much more.(more)
Find out who invented the toilet paper. In which country toilet paper was first used and who is credited as the inventor of modern toilet paper?(more)
How is toilet paper made? What materials are used for the manufacturing process? We take toilet paper for granted, but toilet paper manufacturing is a very complicated, energy intensive process and not as chip as you might think.(more)
A little research on this topic shows interesting facts like:
- The average American uses over 100 single rolls each year (over 25,000 sheets a year), or 69 sheets of toilet paper a day. An average single roll lasts five days.
- Women spend more time with toilet paper than men, or approximately 32 months in a lifetime (25 months for men).
Read all our toilet paper articles and remember how lucky you are because you have toilet paper, next time before you go to a restroom.
- History of Toilets
History of toilets spans our entire modern history, but widespread adoption of public and private bathrooms started to appear only in the last 500 years, powered by the rising tide of invention, technology and industry.
- Brands of Toilet Paper
In todays marked you can find many toilet paper brands on the shelves of your local market. Here you can find out about first toilet paper brands, and the most famous current brands that are sold all across the world.
- Joseph Gayetty
Joseph Gayetty was inventor of the first commercial toilet paper. Even though his product was not regarded as a financial success, it marked the beginning of the new era in the world of toilet use.
- Toilet Paper Fun Facts
Did you know that there are 333 toilet paper squares on an average toilet paper roll? Did you known that at 70’s show homeowners loved matching the color of their toilet paper to the color of their bathrooms? Read about fun, bare, great and interesting facts about toilet paper.
- Toilet Paper Types
There are many different types of toilet paper, but what is best choice for you? Read about all types of toilet paper.
- Which Toilet Paper Is The Best?
Which toilet paper is the best for you? There are many toilet papers on the markets, but what is the difference between them? What is recycled toilet paper and what is virgin toilet paper? Find out more about toilet papers differences here.
- The Toilet Paper Manufacturing Process
What are differences in toilet paper manufacturing process and what materials are used to make toilet paper? Read about toilet paper manufacturing process.