Interesting Fact - Paper

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27,000 trees have to be felled to provide the world with just one day of loo roll.

(Demand for toilet paper is increasing and Britain is the biggest consumer of toilet roll in Europe.

I don't know what the answer is.  In my defense I use recycled toilet paper, but I can't imagine a life without it all together. Flannels, washing with water - the idea freaks me out. When I'm travelling I keep some tissues on me at all times.)