Sisters roll out eco-friendly toilet paper during pandemic
Sisters roll out eco-friendly toilet paper during pandemic It wasn't too long ago when toilet paper was the hottest commodity in the country. While big-name brands dominate store shelves, there was enough room for a small startup headed by two sisters to roll out their own line of toilet paper. Christina Ruffini has their story.cbsnews.com
Wiped out of toilet paper during coronavirus pandemic? Here’s all the answers to your TP questions
(Georgia-Pacific via AP)What does toilet paper have to do with the global coronavirus pandemic? Here's all you ever wanted to know about toilet paper during a pandemic:WHY IS TOILET PAPER IN SHORT SUPPLY? Toilet paper flows from paper mills to retail stores through a tight, efficient supply chain. Demand has softened a bit since mid-March, so that should make it easier to find toilet paper. Kroger and other retailers have also established limits on the amount of toilet paper people can buy at one time.
Not the TP: Truck carrying toilet paper crashes and burns
DALLAS COUNTY, Texas – This is no April Fools’ Day prank. An 18-wheeler crashed overnight in Dallas County, Texas carrying some precious cargo: toilet paper. The driver and his dog were not injured but the truck did catch fire, burning the thousands of rolls of toilet paper along with it. All lanes of I-20 westbound were closed while crews cleaned up and towed the truck away.
As you struggle to find toilet paper, here’s the history behind the prized possession
The Scott Paper Company’s toilet paper was the first toilet paper sold in rolls. In 1871, Zeth Wheeler creates a patent for not only rolled toilet paper but perforated toilet paper. Jumping ahead to 1921, the Waldorf brand of toilet paper represented 64% of Scott’s total sales crowing the factory as the leading toilet paper company in the world. “According to company lore, someone said the rolls of toilet paper and their elegant, ladylike packaging were “charming” and thus Charmin toilet paper was born,” according to Charmin’s website. As coronavirus cases rise and people continue to stock up on toilet paper, it’s no surprise that we may be in the midst of another toilet paper shortage here in the U.S.
Coronavirus blues? 4 Rivers creates pop-up grocery store that sells food, toilet paper
Groceries 4R You will offer toilet paper, paper towels, disposable plates, ground beef, chicken breasts, half chickens, spaghetti, black beans, white rice, milk, beer and more. “More so than ever before, providing a safe and healthy environment for our guests and team members remains our top priority. The launch of Groceries 4R You creates a safe one-stop-shop for our guests to pick up essentials from the convenience of their car,” said John Rivers, founder and CEO of 4R Restaurant Group. Grocery 4R You products will be available daily during normal business hours at The Coop in Winter Park and all 4 Rivers restaurants, except the downtown Orlando location, via pop-up drive-thru tents a the stores. Products can be ordered online at www.4riverssmokehouse.com , www.thecoopwp.com or through the 4 Rivers app.
Dear everyone: Please stop hoarding toilet paper
People have been flocking to stores as they prepare to wait out the coronavirus. But one commodity in particular has been bought in excess -- perhaps unnecessarily. New 6 composed a list of supplies people should actually stock up on. Additionally, the station has provided tips for shopping and updated shopping hours for seniors and vulnerable guests for specific stores. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, older adults are at higher risk from becoming seriously ill from the novel coronavirus, as are those with underlying health conditions.
Florist goes viral after creating toilet paper bouquet
Faster than you can say "double-ply,” the toilet tissue bouquet was born. What started as a joke on Facebook for the owners of Blossom Events and Florist in Trumann, Arkansas quickly became a viral sensation. “It’s just like a dozen roses, except that it has toilet paper,” David Faulkner of Blossom Events and Florist said to WREG. “I mean we made toilet paper look pretty, I guess if you can consider that. A bouquet of toilet paper will set customers back $75, the same price as a dozen roses.
Family mistakenly orders 2,304 rolls of toilet paper
A family in Australia mistakenly ordered 48 boxes of toilet paper instead of 48 rolls, according to Reuters. Haidee Janetzki and her family received a shipment of 2,304 toilet paper rolls and then only realized the massive mistake and credit card charge. Janetzki’s husband Chris posted a video to Facebook showing how the family made light of the situation by making a throne from the boxes which was adorned with toilet paper rolls. To help lighten their load, the family will hold a fundraiser to sell the toilet paper at the same price they bought them for. “We are flying high, we are sitting pretty, we are loaded with toilet paper,” Chris said in his viral Facebook post on Wednesday.