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Smart tips for wastewater management

Water, a precious resource essential to life, must be protected in every way against unnecessary pollution. Through simple, everyday actions, everyone can reduce the pollutants in our wastewater.

Clean without polluting!

Clean without polluting!

Use environmentally friendly cleaning, skincare and cosmetic products.

Avoid using softeners and de-scaling products. They can damage the quality of aquatic areas.

Stick to the dose indicated on the packaging.

Clean windows with hot water and vinegar.

Avoid unblocking products with caustic soda or potassium hydroxide at all costs.
- Use a strainer over the plughole
- Clean the siphon regularly
- Use a plunger to clear any blockage

Save time, save water

Save time, save water

Take your car to the car wash. It has a wastewater recovery system.

Make a habit of salvage centres

Make a habit of salvage centres

Take all your oils (from draining or frying), medicine bottles, paints, paint removers and plant products etc. to salvage centres. For more information, visit www.recyclage.ch.

Change your behaviour

Change your behaviour

Don’t throw household waste into basins or toiletbowls.

Throwing things into the drains is equally bad as they are carried directly into the natural environment.

Use the bins to avoid overloading the water treatment plants.

Respect nature

Respect nature

Never throw anything into rivers: no paper, no food, no pollution.