"Disposable" does not always mean flushable. Many things do not dissolve, such as:
These items get stuck in sewer pipes and sewer pumping equipment. Be kind to your plumbing. Throw used wipes and paper products in the trash. In addition, kitchen grease, kitty litter, plastic or latex items, and needles can all clog pipes and should be bagged or contained and placed in the trash.
The cost for hiring a plumber to unclog your private sewer line typically ranges from $75 to $350. These costs do not include the time it takes you to clean up the sewage that may have backed up or the time spent calling and waiting for a plumber. Please share this information with everyone who cleans your home or business.
How Sewer Blockages Affect the Environment
The start of a blocked pipe begins when grease and solids collect on the top and sides of the pipe
The build-up increases over time when grease and other debris are washed down the drain.
Excessive accumulation will restrict the flow of wastewater and can result in a sanitary sewer overflow.