Don’t flush it, bin it
Your toilet is not a bin. It can only cope with human waste and toilet paper. Personal products such "flushable" wet wipes and sanitary towels can often cause blockages.
In the kitchen, pouring vegetable oil or grease down your kitchen sink also risks a blocked drain as well as adding the problem of sewer blockages.
- cause nasty smells in gardens
- result in flooding and sewage backing up into people’s homes
- cost millions of pounds a year in plumbing bills.
Our customer service team can help or your local council can give advice about ways to dispose of household waste safely and without damage to the environment.
A fun way to learn
Our mobile app game Bag it and Bin challenges you to dispose of household waste properly in the bathroom and kitchen.
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