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How to dispose of tampons

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 Tampons and sanitary napkins


Put tampons and these related items in your black cart as garbage:

  • Tampon applicators (paper and plastic)
  • All forms of sanitary liners
  • Napkins
  • Pads

Special instructions

  • Wrap soiled items in toilet paper or put in a garbage bag before disposing.
  • Never flush sanitary products down the toilet as it can harm drainage pipes and the environment.
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