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Is it safe to throw dryer lint to toilet bowl?


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03-20-17, 08:56 AM   #1 (permalink)  
Is it safe to throw dryer lint to toilet bowl?

Is it safe to throw dryer lint to toilet bowl?

 
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03-20-17, 09:00 AM   #2 (permalink)  
Do you have a Septic System ?

If so, it could come back to haunt you !

If not, it becomes someone else's problem.

 
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03-20-17, 09:03 AM   #3 (permalink)  
Absolutely wouldn't do it on a septic system. On city sewer you might get away with it, but it's best to avoid anything that doesn't easily dissolve, since it could lead to clogs. Dryer lint should really go in the trash.


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03-20-17, 09:06 AM   #4 (permalink)  
No Septic System for me just city sewer.

 
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03-20-17, 11:19 AM   #5 (permalink)  
Put it outside. The birds use it for nesting.


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03-20-17, 12:55 PM   #6 (permalink)  
if this is an outhouse I would definitely say NO!

 
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03-20-17, 01:18 PM   #7 (permalink)  
Outhouse in the city? Is that some kind of joke??


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03-20-17, 03:01 PM   #8 (permalink)  
Well youíre probably pulling my leg now, and thatís fine as I like to laugh as much as anybody. Iím sure you got this obvious sophomoric joke (at least I hope so):

Is it safe to throw dryer lint to toilet bowl?

 
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03-20-17, 03:22 PM   #9 (permalink)  
Lint stuffed in an empty toilet paper or paper towel roll makes a great fire starter. Probably don't apply for city slickers Why not just throw the lint in the trash


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03-20-17, 03:36 PM   #10 (permalink)  
Why not just throw the lint in the trash
BINGO!!! I have been wondering that all along. Heck, there is probably a trash can closer to the dryer than the toilet.


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03-20-17, 03:40 PM   #11 (permalink)  
A toilet is for... well, you know what it's for. And no, it's not a waste basket. Dryer lint goes in the waste basket, just like paper towels, napkins, empty tooth paste tubes, or whatever. Or, this time of year you can do as was suggested, leave it outdoors, and the birds will appreciate it. In the fall not such a good idea, because that's the mice will collect it and carry it into your garage or attic to make their nests.

 
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03-20-17, 05:58 PM   #12 (permalink)  
Shadeladie Ė

Just pulling your chain in my post above. I know you are sharp observer from all your other posts on many subjects! But this guy with the lint question cracks me up LOL. The other guys have great answers LOL Ė I canít stop laughing (good for your health).

 
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03-20-17, 06:05 PM   #13 (permalink)  
All I want to know is why would you even ask the question?

 
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03-20-17, 06:41 PM   #14 (permalink)  
Recently saw a article about microfibers (plastic) going thru the washer getting into fish bellies and shellfish. Fish guts we don't eat but shellfish is different. Kind of like the microbeads in toothpaste.

 
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