What’s so great about bamboo toilet paper?

If you’re looking for more sustainable products for your home, consider a “tree-free” option to regular toilet paper: bamboo toilet paper.

Yes, bamboo toilet paper is 100% biodegradable, which makes safe for septic systems (and a good solution for RV’s and boats).

So is it as soft as regular toilet paper? Yes, we would say it is very comparable (based on our own tests).

One drawback: bamboo toilet paper can be more pricey than the regular kind—as much as 30% more, depending on the brand. But we know some of our readers think it is worth it as a sustainable solution to deforestation and climate change. (Bamboo grows back in just three or four months, versus years for trees).

So here are our top picks for the best bamboo toilet paper:

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We’ve been rating and reviewing products for the home and families since 1994. We do extensive research, evaluating products with an eye toward quality, ease of use and affordability. When we purchase a product for hands-on testing, we do so with our own money. 

Here’s another key point: we don’t take money from the brands we review. No free samples, no sponsors, no “partnerships.” Our work is 100% reader-supported!