ARE YOU #FlushSmart?

Too many products that were NEVER designed to be flushed

are being thrown down the pipes and clogging our pipes.

Toilets Are Not Trashcans

Only certain Wipes are designed to break down in wastewater systems. Wipes that aren’t designated or labeled as "Flushable" – like baby wipes, cleaning wipes and makeup wipes – can contain plastic fibers, float and aren’t designed to break down like Flushable Wipes.

Everyone knows that keys, toys and household trash aren’t supposed to be flushed down the toilet. But did you know that you can't flush all wipes down the pipes?

Increasing Public Awareness About Flushability Will Lead to Real, Lasting Changes.

Approximately 93 percent of wipes sold are not designed to be flushed. To help consumers keep their home plumbing systems safe and running smoothly, the wipes industry has developed new, stronger labeling guidelines that call for prominent positioning of the “Do Not Flush” symbol on product packaging for non-flushable wipes.

However, Flushable Wipes and toilet paper are both made of fibers that are 100 percent cellulose-based. They do not contain plastic. While they hold together during use, Flushable Wipes break down when flushed and ultimately become unrecognizable, causing no impact in drains or wastewater infrastructure.

RFA Science Mom Drop Test2

What the Flush!

Everyone knows that keys, toys and household trash aren’t supposed to be flushed down the toilet. But did you know that you can't flush all wiped down the pipes?

Only certain wipes are designed to break down in wastewater systems. Wipes that aren’t designated or labeled as "Flushable" – like baby wipes, cleaning wipes and makeup wipes – can contain plastic fibers, float and aren’t designed to break down like Flushable Wipes.

Increasing Public Awareness About Flushability Will Lead to Real, Lasting Changes.

However, Flushable Wipes and toilet paper are both made of fibers that are 100 percent cellulose-based. They do not contain plastic. While they hold together during use, Flushable Wipes break down when flushed and ultimately become unrecognizable, causing no impact in drains or wastewater infrastructure.

Approximately 93 percent of wipes sold are not designed to be flushed. To help consumers keep their home plumbing systems safe and running smoothly, the wipes industry has developed new, stronger labeling guidelines that call for prominent positioning of the “Do Not Flush” symbol on product packaging for non-flushable wipes.

RFA Science Mom Drop Test

What the Flush!