Bag It and Bin It – Don’t Flush It
A water industry-led campaign Bag It & Bin It aims to educate people about what not to flush.
Toilets are only designed to take away human waste and toilet paper. Any other personal waste should be disposed of correctly as household waste.
This protects the environment and the UK’s waterways, avoids harm to marine life and prevents problems in the sewage system, which was not designed with this sort of waste in mind.
Items that shouldn’t be disposed of down the toilet include:
Plasters and bandages
Syringes and needles
Medicines and tablets
Below is a festive themed reminder of the points made above.