Product review

Paper towels

Which paper towels do the best job and are the best value for money?

December 2021

Tuffy

White 3 ply 4 rolls

Price
Cost per roll.
Score
85
Recommended

Test results

  • 56
    Separation (perforation)
  • 80
    Wet tear
  • 82
    Puncture
  • 94
    Absorption

Good points

  • Environmental choice accreditation.

Bad points

  • No "Don't flush" warning.

Model

  • Average price

    $1.38

  • Cost per sheet

    $0.03

  • Ply

    3 ply

  • Type

    White

  • Rolls per pack

    4

  • Sheets per roll

    50

Other ratings

  • Packaging assessment

    Acceptable

  • Environmental assessment

    Acceptable

  • Ethical assessment

    Acceptable

Specifications

  • Claimed sheet size

    22.8 x 27cm

  • Origin

    New Zealand from local and imported ingredients.

  • Packaging type

    Cardboard tube. Plastic packaging.

Packaging claims

  • "Don't flush" warning on packaging?
  • Biodegradable/compostable claim?

    Yes, but no standard stated

  • Ethical sourcing claim

    None

  • Sustainably sourced claim

    PEFC certified (PEFC/40-31-1) and Environmental Choice tick.

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