What is Flushable vs. What is Not Flushable

Many homeowners ask the question, what is flushable and what is not flushable?

Branded companies will lead a person to believe that numerous items are flushable, particularly if it is stated on the packaging.  What many don’t realize, what may flush down your toilet will eventually get caught up in your local Municipal Utility District wastewater treatment plant.  The accumulation of these “flushable items” hinders the productivity of the plant and the cost for removal can range into thousands of dollars, costing taxpayers money.

The illustration below offers the list of items as to what is NOT flushable:

What is flushable?

  • Toilet Paper