The only things that are okay to flush down the toilet are pee, poo and toilet paper. Anything else wreaks havoc on our sewer system.
What If The Label Says Flushable?
Products that say they’re flushable – like tampons and wipes – may make it down your toilet, but they might not make it through the sewer. There are currently no regulations to specify which products can be labelled “flushable”. Cities around the world are developing standards to more accurately label whether or not products are truly flushable. For now, put them in the trash.
How To Dispose of Used Medications
Medications are not fully removed in the wastewater treatment process and some chemicals may end up in our environment. Keep these pollutants out of our waterways: dispose of expired medications by taking them back to a local pharmacy.
Businesses – Help Prevent Expensive Clogs
Let’s work together to prevent expensive clogs and overflows.
Download and print this 11″ x 17″ Don’t Flush Us! poster and post in a visible place in your washrooms. (The back of every cubicle door is ideal.)