Is RV Safe Toilet Paper Important?

by | Aug 11, 2018

Is RV safe toilet paper important? Really Jerry? You created a RV Tips and Help video on toilet paper? Yes I did. And it’s a very important topic. May be not one that everyone sits around the campfire and discusses, but never the less, a product that is used everyday in RV life.

But you ask: “What’s the big deal about RV safe toilet paper? Isn’t all toilet paper the same?” It’s not and we created this video to help dispel as much information about how this stuff affects your black tank.

Using the wrong type of toilet paper in your camper can create a problem. A huge problem! A black tank has a 3 or 4 inch opening to release all the yucky stuff from a week of use. Using a toilet paper that is not designed for RV use can create a blockage in the tank. And you can be assured, removing a blockage from a full black tank is not a task you want to tackle.

In the video we test 5 types of toilet paper, 3 household and 2 RV/Marine grade. I think you’ll find the results interesting.

Below are links if you’re interested in purchasing the products discussed in this video. Please note: Prices and availability of the products used in this video are subject to change.

Products used in this video:

Camco 39432 C-Do 2 Clear 45 Degree Hose Adapter Camco 45 Degree Hose Adapter: This simple item allows you to monitor your black tank waster to ensure the tank flows clear before you close the release valve. This is helpful if you have a blank tank flush system allowing you to see the black tank outflow until the water becomes clear.
Scott Rapid-Dissolving Toilet TissueScott Rapid-Dissolving Toilet Paper. 4 Rolls (Pack of 12) It probably goes without say, but not all toilet paper is the same. This really holds true when it comes to an RV and managing your black tank. Household toilet paper isn’t designed to dissolve quickly and may cause a stoppage when you dump your tank. We found the Scott Rapid-Dissolving Toilet Tissue to not only be comfortable paper to use, reasonably priced, but dissolves quickly in the black tank. We purchase a case at a time offering the best savings.

RV Digest-It Powder Hot Weather Unique RV Digest-It Holding Tank Treatment – 30 Treatment Powder | for Hot Weather Climates – We’ve found RV Digest-It is another great option for black tank treatment. This formula works great in hotter climates. Once added, it immediately starts digesting solid waste and toilet paper. At less than $.85 a tank treatment, we found to be an excellent alternative to the heavily perfumed treatments. Formaldehyde-free formula that is safe for your family and the environment.

RV Digest-It Powder Hot Weather Formula Unique RV Digest-It Holding Tank Treatment – 120 Treatment Powder | for Hot Weather Climates – Same product as listed above, but 120 treatments and a value at less than $.65 a black tank treatment.

RV Digest-It Tank Treatment RV Digest-It Tank Treatment 32 oz This is another RV black tank enzyme that we have used. This is a good alternative for those who prefer liquid tank treatments over powered. No perfume and good results. See our video abut RV Digest-It at

Happy Campers Organic RV Holding Tank Treatment BACK IN STOCK! Happy Campers Organic RV Holding Tank Treatment – 64 Treatments – There are a number of ways to treat your RV blank tank. We prefer a solution that doesn’t mask the smell with perfumes. We found Happy Campers Organic RV Holding Tank Treatment eliminates odors and provides a biodegradable, environmentally friendly solution to maintain your black tank. Not only does it eliminate odors, but liquefies solid waste including tissue. See our video about Happy Camper at

Happy Campers Black Tank TreatmentBACK IN STOCK! Happy Campers Organic RV Holding Tank Treatment – 40 Treatments – Same product as listed above, just a smaller quantity. 

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