Most bathroom tissue is made from virgin paper, meaning Boreal forests (in the Arctic north, home to bears and other majestic creatures) are chopped down to make it, which is then flushed down toilets and into our sewage system. Most conventional brands are bleached with chlorine and sold in plastic packaging.
Naked Sprout (use coupon code englandnaturally for 10% discount) makes affordable recycled paper toilet roll, using green energy from local waste. In plastic-free packaging, it costs the same as leading brands and has fabulous reviews. Unbleached, the double-length 2-ply rolls are made with green energy, and available on subscription.
Recycled paper bathroom tissue is the most eco-friendly and affordable choice. It’s still pretty soft on your tushie, although not quite as much as bamboo. Most supermarkets sell it but in plastic packaging. Although UK supermarket Sainsbury’s offers a version in paper packaging, reviews are not that great, and it costs £3.30 for 220 sheets. Yet it costs no more to upgrade to a better brand.