STOP, Don't Flush That

STOP DON'T FLUSH THAT!

While it may seem like no big deal, you should never use your toilet as a trash can. The list below gives some examples of items that when flushed can clog toilets, damage wastewater treatment facilities, necessitate expensive cleanups, increase water bills, create raw sewage overflows, harm marine animals and create toxic environmental issues.

 

Baby wipes and diapers

Rags and towels, Swiffer cloths

Cotton swabs

Syringes

Candy and other food wrappers

Clothing labels

Cleaning sponges

Toys

Plastic items of any description

Aquarium gravel or kitty litter

Rubber items such as latex gloves

Cigarette butts

Sanitary napkins

Hair

Underwear

Disposable toilet brushes