• To Flush or Not to Flush? That is the Question

    To Flush or Not to Flush? That is the Question “To Flush or Not to Flush” seems to be a question that many consumers either cannot answer correctly, or do not care to ask.  Wastewater utilities are frustrated by the amount of materials – such as paper towels, baby wipes, cleaning wipes, wipes labeled “flushable”, and feminine hygiene products – that are causing expensive problems in their collection systems and treatment plants.  Of these products, only the “flushable” wipes are designed and marketed to be flushed.  While utilities think that it would be best for their customers to only flush the 3 Ps (pee, poop, and toilet paper), there is some segment of the population that wants to wipe their butts with something moist.  The Dr. Oz recommendation (part 1, part[…]

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