The Things Malaysians Flush Down The Toilet. Surprised Or Not?
According to Indah Water Konsortium, Malaysians flush down 60,000 tonnes of rubbish into the sewage system every year, that is enough to fill 25 Olympic size swimming pools! Its impossible that our human waste, poop and pee alone is enough to weigh 60000000 kg. So what else are we flushing down our toilet bowls?
We flush 60,000 tonnes of rubbish into our toilet every year, enough to fill 25 Olympic size swimming pools
Malaysians dump 60,000 tonnes of rubbish – an amount that can fill almost 25 Olympic-sized swimming pools – into the sewage treatment system every year.malaysiandigest.com
What should be found in sewage systems
What was found in our sewage system
and worst of all, dead fetuses
They are usually found in a decayed state and sometimes, without limbs. IWK workers had also come across dumped fetuses while investigating clogged pipes in several areas. Azzatullina said IWK would usually lodge police reports and help in the investigations.malaysiandigest.com
Why its not so wise to throw trash down the toilet bowl
Azzatullina said the entry of non-sewage items into underground sewerage pipes would block the flow, resulting in sewage overflowing via manholes on roads.thestar.com.my
“The untreated sewage will then flow into drains, creating pollution and unpleasant situations for the public,” she said.
She said clogged pipes could also create “backflows” into the toilets of houses.malaysiandigest.com
How to properly dispose your waste?
The waste water treatment process