4 billion: The number of people globally who do not use toilet paper. About 70% to 75% of the world’s population does not use toilet paper because it is too expensive or there is not sufficient plumbing.
30,000: Global toilet paper demand uses nearly 30,000 trees every day. That’s about 10 million trees a year. And if you think one-ply paper is rough, it wasn’t until 1935 that a manufacturer promised "splinter-free” toilet paper.
Johnny Carson: The talk show host responsible for causing a toilet paper shortage in 1973. Johnny Carson made a joke about the United States facing an acute shortage of toilet paper. Although untrue, viewers ran out to stock up. It took three weeks for some stores to recover their inventory.
$10,000: The amount of money the grand prize winner of the Cheap Chic Weddings Toilet Paper Dress contest rolls away with. Each year Charmin sponsors the event where dresses must be made entirely out of Charmin Ultra Strong. In the past, designers used anywhere from six to 74 rolls of Charmin to construct their dresses.
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