Is it really 1.5 billion cotton swabs per day? June 28, 2019 18:03 Updated We know it sounds like a crazy amount. We had a hard time believing it too. 😥 Please see the summary of the report where we found that number here. Related articles What is the carbon footprint of the water for cleaning compared to a single use cotton swab? Can I use LastSwab to clean my ears? Are cotton buds bad? Where is the LastSwab team from? Will LastSwab dry my ear?