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Hello!

I was reading up on which toilet paper is good for a house with a septic system since our new property uses one. I typically either use Charmin or Costco toilet paper, but reading online has said that they are thicker and more likely to cause problems (and not JIS certified). https://chikusei21.com/toirettope-pa/

I grew up in houses with septic systems and seem to remember we had to be careful about what type we used, but have been a city boy for the last way too many years now.

So, whatchya usin' and what caused any issues?

Thank you!

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We were using an ordinary toilet paper before and got told by our septic tank guy is was causing issues and the tank would need emptying more often so there is something too that.

Since switching to Co-op brand and particularly their single ply rolls our tank now needs emptying less often and the guy that does the inspection every four months said it is in a lot better condition now. It didn't need emptying at all last year.

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we use this

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Not only is it cheap.. has no core and you can actually use it to the very last.. is tightly and generously wound so that 1 roll is equivilent to 5 normal rolls in length and lasting power.. is not so cheap that it dissolves during use... and its not abrasive ..
well to be honest it is not equivilent to wiping one's nethers with a baby bunny rabbit.. but it does the job with no damage lol.

loo paper

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undamaging rabbit experience? I'm sold! (thanks!)

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Just bought myself some. (will need a septic at the new place)

Will advise if my nether are being sanded off or not.

I have heard that the "best" is to just not flush paper at all. Put a bin in the loo and drop it there and then toss it out regularly.

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I just tried the recommended penguin one above. Not as soft as I'm used to, but it's not bad, either.

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UeNSaVOr wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2024 10:32 am
I just tried the recommended penguin one above. Not as soft as I'm used to, but it's not bad, either.
yeah its not baby rabbits but then its not sandpaper either.

I mostly love how long one roll lasts. and that there genuinely is no core.

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Yeah, it's definitely lasting a very long time! Thanks again!