What 2 Flush

This is just a reminder to only flush the 3 P's: Pee, Poop and Paper.

This Holiday Season please drain all turkey fat, and all oils into a can to cool and throw the can into your trash. Protecting the ocean and mitigating sewage spill risk requires all of us to do our part in discarding fats, oils, and grease properly.

List of items NOT to flush down your toilet:

  • Wipes
  • Rags
  • Dental Floss
  • Cotton swabs
  • Syringes
  • Aquarium gravel or Kitty litter
  • Rubber items such as latex gloves
  • Cigarette butts
  • Sanitary napkins / tampons
  • Hair
  • Disposable toilet brushes
  • Paper towels

List of items NOT to put down your Kitchen sink:

  • Fats, Oils, Grease (FOG)
  • Stickers from fruit and veggies

Never pour these down the drain:

  • Bug spray
  • House cleaning products
  • Fertilizer, fungicides & herbicides
  • Rat Poison
  • Weed killer
  • Antifreeze, motor oil & brake fluid
  • Gasoline & kerosene
  • Oil based paint & cleaners
  • Lighter fluid
  • Swimming pool chemicals

For more Household Hazardous Waste Disposal information visit:  https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/deh/waste/hhw.html

For more information check out What 2 Flush website.