Wet wipes down the toilet? Wrong
Wet wipes do not break down like toilet paper when flushed.
Even if they're labelled "flushable", they are not!
ABC News: $700,000 fine for false claims about "flushable" wipes
CHOICE: 'Flushable' wipes block pipes (check out the video!)
YouTube: 130 tonne fatberg causing stink in London sewers
UK Telegraph: 'Flushable' wet wipes responsible for 93% of blockages in UK sewers
The Conversation: Don't believe the label, 'flushable wipes' clog our sewers
Flushing wet wipes could be blocking the pipes and increasing the risk of overflows in your street and in your community right now!
Overflows are extremely damaging to your property and very expensive for you to repair.
Talking toilets with the Junior Poo Crew
We’ve flushed out some of the smartest, funniest kids to star in a new video with an important message! Watch as they lift the lid on good flushing habits while chatting to our sewage treatment plants manager James.
Wet wipes create fatbergs!
Gross! Fatbergs explained
When wet wipes and cooking fats meet up in the sewerage system, they combine to form disgusting lumps called fatbergs.
Fatbergs form when non biodegradable material is flushed down the toilet or poured down the drain.
Toilet pipes and sink pipes both lead to the sewerage system. And this is where fatbergs do their damage.
Just as serious as an iceberg, only stinkier!
Bin your buds
Cotton buds, tampons and pads are
a major cause of toilet blockages
Toilet training? Remember the 3Ps
Only pee, poo and toilet paper
should be flushed down your loo