Why Bamboo?

Bamboo is a superplant 

The fastest growing plant in the world - growing up to 3 feet in 24 hours

"Most toilet roll is made from virgin wood pulp - threatening forest areas worldwide with deforestation." 


"The production of toilet roll wipes out 27,000 trees a day – almost 9 million a year.." 

National Geographic

How is bamboo toilet roll better? 

Normal toilet roll contains chemicals. These chemicals poison waterways, damage the environment and some are very bad for health. These include: bleach, formaldehyde, BPA (Bisphenol A), de-inking agents, chlorine dioxide, sodium sulphide, sodium hydroxide, sodium sulphate, anti-slime agents, filler, adhesives, wet strength enhancers and more…The production of normal toilet roll wipes out more than 27,000 trees a day. Roughly 9 million a year.

Bamboo requires no pesticides or fertilisers and only needs rainwater to grow. Bamboo absorbs 5 times more carbon dioxide than trees and produces 35% more oxygen than trees. It is naturally the fastest growing plant in the world and rapidly renewable. Growing up to 3 feet in 24 hours and reaching maturity within 4-6 years - trees take 30-60 years.

Is bamboo toilet roll more sustainable?

Naked Rolls are the only unbleached toilet roll on the market - with zero chemicals and zero plastic. Other bamboo toilet rolls on the market are chemically treated, bleached and/or individually wrapped. Although this might look pretty – this is unnecessary, bad for the environment and wasteful!

Is bamboo toilet roll environmentally friendly?

Carbon emissions from producing our bamboo Naked Rolls are 30% lower than recycled and 65% lower than regular toilet roll. 

Are bamboo products bad for pandas?

The bamboo we use is different to the type that pandas eat!

Is bamboo toilet roll safe for plumbing?

Naked Sprout bamboo toilet roll is safe for your sewage system. But as with all toilet roll please only use what you need

How does bamboo toilet roll breakdown?

Our Naked Sprout bamboo toilet roll is made from 100% natural materials. Our bamboo toilet roll will breakdown just like regular toilet roll but without any nasty chemicals going into our waterways or the environment.