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It’s a Toilet not a Trash Can


Flushing household waste can cause clogged piped and backups into your home, business, or the environment. The only items you should flush include toilet paper, urine, and human feces. Below is a table of commonly flushed items that can lead to clogs and backups. Never flush or pour the following items into the drain.


Things Not to Flush

Personal

Medical

Household

Baby wipes

Needles

Kitty Litter

Condoms

Medication

Cigarettes

Cotton swabs

Band aids

Paper towels

Feminine Hygiene products

Vitamins

Napkins

Diapers

 

Swept Hair

Dental Floss

 

Cloth towels

“Flushable” Wipes

 

Wrappers

 

 

Plastic

 

Did You Know?

Even if a product says that it is “flushable”, this does not mean that it is safe for a septic tank or sewer system. Many of these products, such as “flushable” wipes or kitty litter, do not dissolve or break down which may result in a backup into your home, business, or environment. “Flushable” items should always be placed in the trash.