# how many trees are cut down for toilet paper

270,000

• ### How many trees are used to make toilet paper?

• The actual number of trees cut for use in toilet paper is probably unknowable and can only be estimated. Unfortunately, the analysis is sensitive to parameters that are highly variable: percentage of people that use TP. amount of TP used per person. diameter of trees harvested for TP.

• ### How much toilet paper goes to landfills?

• Around 26% of the material at landfills is waste paper. Approximately 27,000 trees are cut down every day just to make toilet paper. Over seven billion rolls of toilet paper are sold in America alone each year. This amounts to around 141 rolls per person, or 12.7 kilograms (28 lbs.) of paper.

• ### How many trees are cut down to make 1 tons of paper?

• The main consideration in determining the number of trees that are cut down is whether the pulp mill relies on a chemical or a mechanical pulping process. Industry experts indicate that while using the chemical pulping to produce 1 ton of printing paper approximately 24 trees are required.

• ### Does toilet paper wipe out 27000 trees a day?

• I was reading an article on National Geographic when I spotted an interesting factoid about the impact of Toilet Paper (TP) world-wide tree consumption. Toilet paper wipes out 27,000 trees a day. Like many factoids, I doubt there is a way to actually measure this number 鈥?it can only be estimated.