Fun Flushing Facts

Where does waste water come from:
Toilet: 33%
Clothes washing: 26%
Bathing: 19.6%
Bathroom sink: 11.3%
Kitchen sink: 5.8%
Dishwashing (automatic): 2.5%
Garbage disposal (grinding): 1.8%

Number of gallons of water flushed in United States daily: 5,000,000,000 (5 billion!)

Amount of toilet paper used every year: over 22,500 square miles.

Amount of money spent every year on chemicals to make American toilets smell better: $10,000,000.


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