Up & Coming Weekly

February 28, 2023

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM 24 UCW MARCH 1 - 7, 2023 Cease the Grease. Keep Wipes outta' Pipes. Grease, fat and oil – as well as wipes and other items – should never be poured or flushed down drains or toilets. They can block sewer lines and cause wastewater to back up. The overflow can damage our water supply, harm the environment and even cause costly damage to your home. Protecting our Pipes Items you should never flush: • Hand or baby wipes – even if they're labeled "flushable"! • Paper towels • Diapers and feminine hygiene products • Dental floss and Q-tips ® • Kitty litter • Medical waste • Hard objects in general Guidelines for Grease • Let it cool, pour it into a disposable container and put it in the trash. You can request a free "Fat Trapper" from PWC. (Covered cooking grease collection containers) • Wipe grease from pans before you wash them. • Never put meat scraps down the drain and compost or throw away vegetable scraps. For more information, see the Environmental section of our website. 17500

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