The truth about wet wipes
Just a single wet wipe is enough to start a blockage in your sewer pipe and risks causing catastrophic flooding in your home resulting in significant distress and cost.
But by doing what's right you can stop the block.
in the bathroom
- Only flush the 3Ps! Throw all wipes, sanitary items, cotton buds and nappies away in the bin
- Check to see if your local council provide a nappy collection service
- Try out some plastic free or reusable products to cut down on your waste and help the planet
in your kitchen
- Wipe out your pans and other greasy items with a kitchen towel before washing them, throw the kitchen towel in the bin
- Pour any unused cooking oil that has been allowed to cool into a container to dispose of or recycle if your council allows
at your place of work
- Drainage problems at your business not only affects you but can also impact on your customers
- Our team can conduct a bespoke survey for your kitchen, free of charge to ensure you are compliant with industry regulations
How sewer blockages impact the local environment...
Frequently Asked Questions
Fine to Flush is the only official standard identifying which wipes can be flushed down toilet safely. However, we’d still rather you didn’t flush any wipe. It’s the only certain way to make sure your wipe doesn’t cause sewer strife!
Chances are, if you’re not having any issues, your neighbours and community further down are. Your wipes could be blocking up your neighbours drains and causing them issues – even though they do the right thing and bin their wipes.
Yes. It’s not something that we want to do. But when people continue to repeatedly flush wipes when we have asked them not to, we can recharge the cost of clearing blockages.
You can help us with the fight against wipes. Download our social media content to use on your own channels, or download our posters to display in your window.