Don’t Flush that Floss!

I didn’t know until today that flushing dental floss can gum up the works of a city’s water system: https://www.thestar.com/news/2007/01/10/dental_floss_gums_up_sewer_system.html 

It snags on other things in the water waste stream and creates big intractable hairball-like things that damage the pumps at the water processing plants.

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