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Flushing Away: Do You Know What Happens?

Posted by Environment Smart on 09/24 at 11:16 AM
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Using our toilets every day has quite an impact on the environment, yet do you actually know what happens when you flush your toilet? Do you know how it works, where the waste goes, and how much water is uses with each flush?

We should be concerned about the impact of our toilet use on the environment. Bill Nye (“the science guy”) is excellent at demystifying the science in our everyday life. In this video clip of Stuff Happens, Bill Nye explains how our toilets work and what happens to the waste. He suggests what can be done to help our environment by using low-flush or compost toilets.

 

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