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Americans Soft Tush Kills forests February 26, 2009

Posted by tkcollier in Enviroment.

luffiness comes at a price: millions of trees harvested in North America and in Latin American countries, including some percentage of trees from rare old-growth forests in Canada. Although toilet tissue can be made at similar cost from recycled material, it is the fiber taken from standing trees that help give it that plush feel, and most large manufacturers rely on them.

via Mr. Whipple Left It Out – Soft Is Rough on Forests – NYTimes.com.


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