Greenwood, MN


Toilet Drain Guide

Just because the packaging on a product says it is "disposable" or "flushable" does not mean it should be flushed down a toilet. Face cleansing cloths, baby wipes, toilet cleaning pads, and cleaning cloths like Swiffers should NEVER be flushed down a toilet. Click on this link for a Guide to What You CAN AND CAN'T Flush and Put Down the Drain.

The city sewers are designed to dispose of TWO, and ONLY two very specific things: human waste and toilet paper.

When sewer pumps clog, the cost the city taxpayers is $2500+ to rebuild.

•  Plastic of any kind
•  Clothing
•  Wash cloths, towels, rags
•  Vitamins, medicines or other drugs
•  Sanitary napkins, tampons, condoms, or any non-organic material
•  Hair
•  Food items containing seeds and peelings
•  Fats, oils, and grease
•  Egg shells, nutshells, and coffee grounds
•  Dental floss
•  Napkins (paper or cloth) and paper towels
•  Swiffers
•  Toilet bowl scrub pads
•  Baby wipes, disinfectant wipes, and moist wipes
•  Facial tissues
•  Diapers (cloth, disposable, or flushable) 

Keep your sewer system healthy!