Toilet paper is a household staple that we use everyday; so how can we save money on toilet paper? This is a guide about saving money on toilet paper.
Buy your toilet paper in bulk from online restaurant overstock suppliers. You can get 96 rolls of toilet paper for .67 a roll. Most are double ply, so if you turn one roll into two rolls, you can get 192 rolls of toilet paper for under $65!
By Beka from Catoosa, Oklahoma
You can also buy it from Hotel Motel Supply company. When you are buying toilet paper you need to be aware. Make sure it's virgin material. Make sure it's easy to dissolve. And 2 ply it's a must. Only time they will start clogging, is when you have bought something cheap, recycled. Made in China stuff is only as good as what you want to pay for it. I have been using 96 rolls deal for a while haven't had a problem yet.
What could be cheaper than buying Walgreens Big Roll at 50 cents per roll when they're on sale at 10 rolls for $5.00? It's good, full size paper, too. Who has room for 96 rolls?
I actually get Quilted Northern at 46 or 47 cents a roll. The trick is to buy warehouse damaged boxes. The toilet paper isn't damaged.
Being as it is 2ply...would this affect a septic system in the wrong way...i was told to use 1 ply...
I just wanted to share that I found a way to save on toilet paper. Just put a crimp in it so that it does not go round and round so easily. By having the crimp, it stops and allows you to use a smaller amount instead of the waste of what you don't really need.
How do you determine the best buy on toilet paper? This is driving me crazy!
I use the "small package for $1 or less" formula. :)
Usually the packages with oversize rolls will show how many regular size rolls they equal. I take the "regular size" number and divide it by 4, since 4 regular rolls would be in a small package. So if a package says, for example, that it's equivalent to 32 rolls, I divide 32 by 4 and get 8. If the large package is $8 or less then in my mind I'm getting a good deal.
Hope this helps.
I have had several people tell me the best buy is the Scott 1000 sheet rolls. However, I have visited where people use it and I don't like it.
I don't like the regular Scott. It is a great value, but it smears too much. If my family won't use it, not much of a buy!
Sign up at various brands' websites and you can get coupons sent to your email, or regular mails.
I usually get the doulbe roll Angel Soft, as it is avail most places I shop.
You also have to consider the type of paper it is. A person does use less of the high quality brands, so it might be wiser to buy better quality paper rather than the cheapest. I buy the largest packages I can get when it is on sale; I buy a good quality brand as I find it is nicer, and actually I use less.
Ok, this may sound kinda weird but, what do you do to save on toilet paper? What is the best buy on it and how do you avoid overusing it? TIA
Teach your kids exactly how much toilet paper they need to use. Most of the time, kids use way too much. Go to www.charmin.com and order the free "Potty Training Kit". It comes with a toilet paper measuring thing that you hang on the roll with your toilet paper so kids can see just how much they should use.
About Scott's.....The extra soft really is SOFT! I loved cottonelle (cursed with hemmroids after my second blessing) but tried it at my mom's and was impressed! You may have to surprise your family with it, it took awhile for DH to get used to it!
Use double coupons. Also, there is a good quality, good value brand called BASIC. I believe it's made by the same company that makes Bounty paper towels.
Don't forget to teach them to wash their hands very well after using the toilet. New mothers and others, after you change your babies, please wash your hands each and every time. You are spreading germs to anything you touch. Babies are cute but not sterile.
Do your kids get mesmerized watching the toilet paper roll spin 'round and 'round, thereby using WAY more paper than they actually need? Next time, before you put the toilet paper roll on the spindle, "squoosh" it slightly between your hands. This will flatten the inner cardboard roll just enough to cause a little resistance as the roll turns -- resulting in fewer "avalanches" of TP!
By Becki in Indiana
I'll have to remember that one, also ~ how about putting the roll up with the sheets facing towards the wall instead of towards the room - not so many sheets are "dispensed" this way round. (05/10/2004)