Consumer Speak

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HANDY FOR OIL SPILLS, WASPS, BEES, SPIDERS, THE DOG … OH, AND YES, FOR...

Callum John is a writer who lives in England. He has contributed to various publications during a long career. He is also a gardener, a cook, a walker, an...
Derin Oyekan is co-founder and CMO of REEL, US-based exclusively bamboo product tissue company.

As a Senior Millennial I’m constantly working on reducing my carbon footprint

Derin Oyekan is co-founder and CMO of REEL, the US-based exclusively bamboo product tissue company. He explains how his personal preferences inspired his business strategy. Obviously...
Michael Jackson, professional conference presenter

Should we now go for 3-ply, or quilted, cushiony or extra touch, bleached, unbleached,...

Michael Jackson, professional conference presenter, and media host of Tissue World TV at the last several live Tissue World events, recently relocated with his wife Carol back to the...
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“Don’t go anywhere without Kleenex” as my mother used to say back in the...

Charlotte Minor is a long-time Colorado resident but grew up in Maryland and Michigan and also lived in Arizona for a time. Now retired, she worked for a decade...

Truly multi-functional – mopping up and smoothing out the spills and thrills of a...

Mum-of-two Louise Stemp is the Account Director of Contrast Creative, a full service creative and branding agency based in Manchester, UK. But the creativity doesn’t end there. Here, she charts...
The four sisters: With babe-in-arms Jo

From the war years’ ‘Make Do and Mend’ … to spend, spend, spend to...

Jo Horner grew up in north west England with her parents and five siblings. She enjoyed a varied career in education, working in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire. She is...
Ibrahim Kareem

I’M A ONE-STOP BULK-BUY SHOPPER WHO GOES FOR QUALITY… IT’S CHEAPER IN THE END

Ibrahim Kareem is an SEO executive for an employment law consultant company in Manchester, UK. He also manages a blog (marketingknowhow.co.uk), where he offers beginner level marketing tips for individuals...
Tissue World Magazine Consumerspeak May-June 2020

THE GAME CHANGER IN RECENT TIMES HAS BEEN ACCESS TO TISSUE PRODUCT INFORMATION… ALLOWING...

London based Mark Hendriksen is a researcher and blogger about the world of toilets, with humorous and educational health related books to his credit. He’s an entrepreneur with...

TISSUE: INDISPENSABLE FOR GAME CREATORS

The multi-dimensional board and construction game Vektorelle® has advanced simple building blocks to new educational levels covering geometry, mathematics and Cartesian space. Here pioneering siblings Stefano and Eleonora Vuga,...
Peach – a digital-first, sustainable luxury bath tissue brand based in New York City.

‘I DON’T WANT TO FEEL GUILTY WHEN I’M USING A PRODUCT SO ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY...

Aaron Doades is founder and chief executive of Peach – a digital-first, sustainable luxury bath tissue brand based in New York City. Here, he chats about his preferences at home.
Australian-based environmentally conscious tissue producer Who Gives A Crap

‘I WANT TO BE ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY. I WANT TO PRESERVE...

Danny Alexander is a co-founder of the Australian-based environmentally conscious tissue producer Who Gives A Crap. He established the company along with Simon Griffiths and Jehan Ratnatunga in 2012 after...
David Crosweller, co-founder charity 'Sanitation First', a charity based in north Wiltshire, England.

‘WE REALLY NEED TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR HOW WE LIVE AND THE IMPACT WE...

David Crosweller is the co-founder of the charity Sanitation First, a charity based in north Wiltshire, England, which currently works in Tamil Nadu, south-east India. We...

When a beautiful Danish model is in tears breaking up with her Boyfriend via...

Whether it’s wiping away the wrong make-up, padding out a little needed cleavage, or keeping the camera eyepiece dry, no fashion shoot ever has enough tissue. Douglas Voisin, a...

The long and the short of it… A case of moral fibre

Alexandra Stuthridge lives in Vancouver, Canada, and is the technical business manager of the BioProducts Institute (BPI), a globally-leading research cluster at the University of British Columbia (UBC). BPI...

Toilet Twinning initiative brings new appreciation to luxuries like toilet roll

Lesley Quirk is a specialist relationship manager for a charity initiative called Toilet Twinning. She liaises with corporates who support its campaign to provide clean water, proper toilets...

“ Give me quality over price any day … I think people get too...

Julie Chen and Chris Forbes are the founders of The Cheeky Panda, the multi-award winning UK based and global supplying sustainable bamboo tissue manufacturer. Here, Chris discusses their own retail  references that...

Lights, camera, clean-up…

How the paper towel helps in wiping down cameras to patting down the shine on the foreheads of talent on set Johnny Domingo lives in Miami, Florida, and is the chief executive of Blue...

It could only be 5-star tissue at this idyllic treehouse by the lake

Alexandra Stuthridge, Technical Business Manager, BioProducts Institute (BPI) One-stop bulk bought tissue is transported by boat – The Hangover – across Lake Harrison in British Columbia...

For this creative cook the kitchen roll smooths away any spillage disasters

Charlie is a Bristol, UK-based food blogger and content editor who also runs a pop up pudding (dessert) club. When she isn’t eating or writing she can be found...

Our top priority is quality – one high-quality product does the job of two...

Cenk Guner Cenk Guner lives in Istanbul and works as a country manager for Industrial Process Products sales and business development in Turkey and Europe....

The Whole World Toilet Paper Museum

From the Kremlin to the McMurdo Station in The Antarctic and with celebrity signatures including Madonna and Woody Allen, Boston, Massachusetts couple Rich and Flo Newman have amassed a tissue treasure trove. We...

Building a tissue empire from the Adelaide Mill… England

Angela Dawson is a writer and poet who has featured on community radio and at various venues around Melbourne, Australia, since 2000. Originally from Manchester, England, this year saw the...

Tissue … the perfect canvas for capturing life’s perfect moments

Claire Bowen is a Perth, Australia-based blogger, dramatist and self-described “leftie feminist greenie” who studies the impact of popular culture on the historical record. I’ll...

When it comes to the perfect wedding speech… a Best Man should never be...

Unaccustomed as he is to public speaking, Adam, who is based in Bristol, England, finds inspiration conveniently comes to hand when he sits and thinks about his speech.

Family tissue: for babies’ noses… and Construction Club

Creativity is at the heart of Brazilian Melissa Hoemke’s family. After living in London for 12 years she wants to do right by the children and the environment, and...

My three-point guide to tissue etiquette

Cheapest: too rough even for the toughest of men. Middle rank: comfortable, quality, full-bodied. Luxury: generally pointless, but essential for a girlfriend’s nose. I use toilet...

From the Himalayas to city life – a modern-day nomad’s world of tissue

Gary J. Carroll is an adventurer and professional photographer. Born in Birmingham, England, he travels the world as a street/urban photographer exploring different cultures, infrastructure and day-to-day living.

Tissue ‘the unsung hero of our daily lives’

Dave Ripper is one of many to discover how prominent tissue is only when asked, as here, to recall their encounters with the vital aid to living. He lives in the south of England...

Wherever I am in the world I’m never without face wipes!

Only now after putting pen to paper – or keystroke to screen – has Australian Aimee Andersen, 33, living in London, realised she is a one-woman research project into tissue use...

Tomas is shocked to discover that he’s a big tissue user after all

Originally from the Czech Republic, Tomáš Tvrz, 28, has lived and worked for several years in the UK and also in Canada. He talks to TWM about his tissue buying preferences. “...

When you are dealing with those messy creatures – otherwise known as children –...

Originally from Australia, Mary-Lou Mcdonald is a serial traveller and has lived all over the world working primarily as a nanny, in which profession her keen interest in the martial art...

And baby makes three … plus lots more tissue product

With a first child on the way, soon-to-be-dad Anders Wendel, originally from Denmark but now living and working in London, suspects he’ll soon be learning a lot more that he used...

A tes souhaits!*

Now living and working in London after 11 years in France, Rebecca was in New York when she discovered the one thing the much-loved multi-tasking kitchen roll is not great for. TWM/1....

Whether at home or abroad, when buying tissue products I look for a balance...

Charlotte Lynn is a teacher from Canada working in the UK I love travelling and have been to many parts of the world and also...

From massage therapy to Muay Thai, quality tissue goes hand in glove

Nadia Hussain is a therapist living and working in London. In her spare time she practises Muay Thai, a form of mixed martial art that originates from Thailand.

Antibacterial kitchen wipes so perfect at messy meal times

With a demanding toddler to look after, self-confessed lazy shopper Gemma O’reilly, a mum and journalist who lives in west London, has had to think again about her tissue...

TWM helps Wesley open ‘a Pandora’s box’ of issues with his family tissue use

Born in the UK, Wesley Sawkins talks about his preference for bulk buying, his scepticism on presentation and corporates, and his experiences of living in Singapore

“It’s a luxury I can’t do without”

By Chloe Setter Chloe Setter, 31, is head of policy at a UK children’s charity. She lives in South West London. I rather...

“Friends laugh at my mini obsession”

By Simon Bird Originally from Manchester, Simon Bird now lives in Bristol in the south-west of England. He works in business research for one of the...

Home and away … Anika compares West and East

By Anika Michielsen Born in Belgium, Anika Michielsen has just returned from a year in South Korea where she was studying a masters in business...