The problems associated with discarding our tampons are many, and the solutions are few. What’s a person to do? Between all of the wasted toilet paper, odor, and curious pets, it’s no wonder why we flush them; however, choosing to flush your menstrual items now, means flushing your money down later. Don’t take our word for it, call your local plumber or read some of the snippets below. Why take the risk when MaskIT protects your hand during the changing process, blocks all odor, and is so much more sustainable than toilet paper?
Why You Shouldn’t Flush (Really)
Walk into any women’s restroom, and chances are, you’ll see a sign about how to dispose of feminine hygiene products. You know the one: Please do NOT flush tampons or pads. Or Please throw tampons and pads in the trash provided—not the toilet. Or So help me god, if you flush that tampon, the flooding of this clogged toilet will be worthy of Noah himself.
Are Tampons Safe For Septic Tanks?
A lot of people seem to ask the question “are tampons safe for septic tanks?”. And my answer is a definite NO.
A Secret That Leads To
Major Plumbing Problems
What I’m about to tell you might surprise you. Are you ready to get personal? You should never flush tampons down the toilet. If you do, it’s likely you’ll end up with major plumbing problems.
Most women are under the impression that flushing tampons is perfectly fine and normal. Out of sight, out of mind, right? The information below should convince you otherwise…
The nasty truth that few people actually discuss is that, even though it’s out of sight, that seemingly harmless little tampon you just flushed down the drain will not disappear or disintegrate.
It’s not really very surprising that consumers are under the impression that this is perfectly fine and normal. I mean, it says right there on the box, that the product is flushable.