Are tampons safe for septic systems?

Answer Tampons should not be flushed down toilets with septic systems, since they can clog the septic tank. Other items to avoid flushing include cat litter, paper towels, cooking oil, large amounts of wa... Read More »

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Are tampons safe for septic tanks?

On One Hand: Traditional Tampons Can Be HarmfulWhile an occasional, accidental flushing of a tampon is not going to harm your septic tank, when traditional, non-biodegradable tampons like Tampax an... Read More »

Is Rid-X safe for class 3 septic systems?

On One Hand: Rid-X is SafeA type three septic system is a mound-type system. As in all septic systems, bacteria process waste products in a type three system. Rid-X is used to increase bacteria in... Read More »

Are toilet deodorants safe for septic systems?

Toilet deodorants are fine to use with septic systems provided that they are used as directed. It is also important to remember that only deodorants intended for home use should be used, never use ... Read More »

Fields & Septic Systems?

Septic systems receive wastewater from private residences that are not connected to a public sewer system and treat that water before it is returned to the environment. Often referred to as a "drai... Read More »