'Flushable' Wipes Are Not Flushable and Other Flushing Waste Misconceptions

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Action 3: Only Human Waste, Toilet Paper, and Water Down the Toilet. Trash EVERYTHING Else.

Spoiler alert: ‘flushable’ wipes aren’t flushable!

There is rising proof that individuals are disposing of far more than #1, #2, and bathroom paper into their bogs and that is inflicting huge issues for plumbing pipes, sewer traces, wastewater remedy crops, septic tanks, and finally public water our bodies.

Products marked ‘biodegradable’, ‘made with natural fibers’, ‘flushable’ are NOT okay to flush.
The fibers from these merchandise mix with family oils which are dumped down drains (and should not be) to create huge, expensive ‘fatbergs’, which block sewers and can result in sewer overflows.

Make positive you trash all the things besides human waste and bathroom paper.

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Sources for the knowledge offered and extra studying:
Defining ‘Flushability’ for Sewer Use: Final Report.
Do you want a bidet? The butt-spritzing bathroom gizmos are making a splash within the U.S.
Forensic Evaluation of supplies collected at McMillan Pump Station, Jacksonville, Florida – March 12-13, 2019.
Kimberly-Clark and JEA Partner to Change Flushing Habits in Northeast Florida.
Scientists Solve a Puzzle: What’s Really in a Fatberg.
Wipes labeled as “flushable” wreak havoc on family plumbing and municipal sewers.

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