Many people support the use and purchase of toilet paper made from recycled material, but what they do not know is that most of such paper containing bisphenol A (BPA).
What is bisphenol A?
BPA is a chemical that interferes with the endocrine system and actually mimics the female hormone estrogen. This can cause infertility and occurrence of endometriosis in adult women.
More worrying is the fact that exposure to Bisphenol A is linked to a noticeable neurological changes, behavioral changes, and even changes in the prostate gland of fetuses, as well as in young children.
BPA is a toxic compound that is found in most plastic items.
In addition, the plastic used for food storage often contain bisphenol, and even some cans are lined with plastic with bisphenol A.
It turned out that the materials used to make credit cards and other items that use thermal paper for printing at the end of use in making recycled toilet paper.
Unfortunately, most thermal printing paper containing BPA.
What usually happens with toilet paper?
Usually ends in the sewer and waste water from the system end up in municipal water treatment plants.
Toilet paper containing BPA also passes through processing in the plant, but unfortunately, BPA always finds its way to the surface and underground water.