Why Your Toilet Paper Shortage Could Ruin Your Place
Now that the coronavirus is forcing many Americans to practice social distancing and hunker down at home, some of us have stockpiled this bathroom necessity to a fault. However, others who initially downplayed COVID-19-related concerns are ending up short as they stare at empty store shelves, or longer-than-anticipated waits for backed-up deliveries
Many, it appears, are reaching for what they assume is the next best alternative: Paper towels, tissues, baby wipes, or (for the truly hygiene-obsessed) antiseptic wipes. But this can lead to big, big problems once they're flushed down the pipes.