Why We Should Embrace Bidets Instead of Toilet Paper

As at-home toilet paper use increases due to the pandemic, stores are selling out of rolls. One writer’s solution? Embrace the bidet! In the latest installment of The Ringer‘s new series, “Social Distancing Diaries,” Ben Lindbergh recommends a bidet as a more hygienic, cost-effective, environmentally friendly alternative.

There are a wide range of bidet options, and the more expensive products feature dryers as well.