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How to dispose of tampons

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Tampons, tampon applicators (both paper and plastic tubes), as well as sanitary napkins, maxi pads, pantiliners and menstrual pads (such as Kotex, Always, Poise etc.) should be thrown away in your black cart as garbage. Wrap up soiled tampons, applicators, and pads in toilet paper and/or bag the item before placing in the garbage.

Never flush sanitary items like tampons or pads down your toilet as it may be harmful to the environment and may damage the pipes in your home.

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