There’s been a global outbreak of monster fatbergs recently. If you’re lucky enough not to know what a fatberg is, I’m afraid I’m about to shatter your innocence. A fatberg is a sewer blockage formed … Continue reading Fighting Fatbergs with an Ounce of Prevention
Brace yourself! A fatberg is a sewer blockage made up of cooking oil, tampons, condoms, wipes and other items that should never be flushed in the first place. All these items are small enough to … Continue reading What is a fatberg?
That wasn’t in the brochure! When you’re heading for the beach, we’re betting that used tampons aren’t high on your wish list. So how does it happen that sanitary waste is polluting our beaches, rivers … Continue reading Sun, sea, sand… tampons??
For the first time, new research has explored how women dispose of tampons. This previously taboo topic has revealed a shocking lack of awareness about the environmental consequences of flushing tampons. It also reveals a … Continue reading Ground-breaking research lifts lid on last taboo
There’s something lurking under the streets and gardens of England. It’s huge, solid and fairly disgusting. Sewer blockages caused by flushed wipes, tampons, condoms and many other bizarre items are becoming a big nuisance. Water … Continue reading What’s big, grey and under your high street?
There’s a simple answer to this question but it can be quite hard to find! The advice has changed over the years. But now it’s categorical. Don’t ever flush tampons! Here’s why: Yes, they may … Continue reading Can you flush tampons? The definitive answer!