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ICAN/ATEX: How many rolls of toilet paper do I need to order?

June 10, 2013

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How much toilet paper and paper towels should I use for 25 bathrooms with 3 stalls in each one of them?

Monday’s Answer:

My math says 75 rolls of tissue for single roll dispensers (150 for double) and 25 stacks or rolls of towels, to start.

However, I suspect that you are really concerned with the potential usage and that is something only time and experience will reveal.

Stock the rest rooms, leave spare product where it is not easily stolen or wasted by vandalism, and track the usage.

If this is a contract job, do not … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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