[Ed. – Sometimes the Nanny State does have its moments.]
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is apparently concerned folks in the Big Apple don’t know how to properly use their toilets, so he’s offering a little advice.
New York City: There are only FOUR things that should go in your toilet 🚽
👋 toilet paper
Everything else causes FATBERGS! What are Fatbergs? Well, you gotta click on https://t.co/ZXV9TgF3Oy.
— NYC Mayor's Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) March 12, 2019
According to the site, “the word ‘fatberg’ combines the words ‘fat’ and ‘iceberg’ to describe the masses of congealed grease and personal hygiene products that have been found lingering in sewers around the world.
“They are HUGE, DISGUSTING, DESTRUCTIVE, and COSTLY!”
FatbergFree.nyc is the city’s public service campaign to fight the problem and it features videos and other information, in both English and Spanish.