flush away

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vt sep waste matter etcwegspülen
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The challenge was in aid of the "Flush Away Poverty" Tearfund charity project.
The scare tactic is being used by Northumbrian Water to make people think twice about what they flush away as the consequences can come back to haunt them.
The scare tactic is being usedby Northumbrian Waterto make people think twice about what they flush away, as the consequences can come back to haunt them.
Now the UK's waste management agency, businesswaste.co.uk, has called for people who flush away "inappropriate substances" to be fined.
The Museum of London believes the toxic sludge of sanitary products and sewage stuck together with cooking grease will make a "fascinating and disgusting" exhibit showing the history of the city through what its people flush away.
The vinegar and baking soda foaming will flush away debris and deodorize the pipes.
Flush away any infected faeces or vomit left in the toilet and clean the surrounding toilet area.
The kit is designed to help flush away the symptoms of sinus congestion and allergies through nasal irrigation.
While toilets are ubiquitous in the developed world, 40 percent of the world's population lacks a method to flush away human waste that can lead to deadly diarrheal diseases.
United Utilities said it hoped the case would serve as a warning to other companies to watch what they flush away, so they did not break the law.
But she said the "real monsters" of the sewers were the discarded items people flush away.