Don’t Flush It … Bag It and Bin It and help the sewers flow. Sewers are designed to take away wastewater each time you pull the plug in the sink or bath and when you flush away toilet paper or human waste. It can also take rainwater from road drains.
The challenge is to find another way to get rid of sanitary items and other personal waste. For health reasons, we recommend these items are first placed in bags before being put in the bin.
Every month, more than 1,000 tonnes of waste is collected at our treatment works and disposed of. 50% of which is female sanitary products.