Toilet paper is certainly a hot item nowadays. But it doesn't have to be. In fact, accordin to some people — like musician Sheryl Crow — we use way too much of it.Huffington Post piece a few years back. "Except, of course, on those pesky occasions where two to three could be required."
No, Crow wasn't talking about the latest shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. She was offering various ideas on how to save the environment, and limiting the use of toilet paper was just one of them.
But one square? Is this even possible? Oh, it most certainly is. In fact, many in the military are trained how to use just one square of toilet paper when they're out on patrol.
Environmentalist Jonathan Levy did some research after Crow's comments and confirms this. According to a post he made on Zero Waste Guy,
"Yes, this sounds gross and disgusting" he says. "But consider that 70 to 75 percent of the world does not use toilet paper at all!"