Toilet Paper was invented in 1857. It was invented by a guy named James Gayetty. When toilet paper was first released it sold for about .50 a piece. Now toilet paper is about 5-10 dollars a piece! Toilet paper is not easy to get since it comes from trees. there are many trees in the world but sometimes there are not enough. Some countries don't even have toilet paper. 70-75% of the worlds population does not use toilet paper. If the whole world used toilet paper the world would be a lot cleaner. That is why toilet paper is so helpful and great!