That toilet paper in your bathroom? It’s destroying some of the world’s most critical forests.

The coronavirus pandemic put toilet paper in the spotlight, but many shoppers don’t realize major brands like Charmin are exacerbating the world’s climate crisis by refusing to create more sustainable products.

The boreal forest in Canada is the largest intact forest on Earth and is vital to mitigating the worst impacts of climate change. Yet toilet paper manufacturers like Procter & Gamble continue to rely on fiber that is being clearcut from the boreal forest to make their products. Photo: