Think Before You Flush (TBYF) is an award-winning SAS initiative which raises public awareness about the problem that sanitary products (known in the business as Sewage Related Debris or SRD) cause in the sewage system and subsequently the marine environment when flushed down the toilet.
SAS is proud to announce Porthleven as the World’s first Think Before You Flush Town. Working closely with the Environment Agency, SAS successfully engaged the Porthleven community with the TBYF campaign, empowering them protect local beaches from unwanted sewage discharges and sanitary waste.
SAS was joined by one of the UK’s best professional surfers, Alan Stokes,... Read more
SAS Call For A Halt To ‘Sewage Related Debris’ On World Toilet Day
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly; SAS Demand That Producers Of Sanitary Products Ensure Consumers ‘Think Before They Flush’
To mark the 10th anniversary of World Toilet Day, clean water campaigners Surfers Against Sewage’s (SAS) are releasing the results of an undercover ‘Think Before You Flush’ investigation that has seen SAS ‘Secret Shoppers’ scour the high street stores for sanitary items whose packaging does not carry appropriate disposal information (such as the ‘Bag It And Bin It, Don’t Flush It’ icon). SAS believe this information is nothing more... Read more
Clean water campaigners Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) were on hand to greet water company executives with the walk of shame as they entered the appeal hearing today. 6 water companies are trying to defend the indefensible, by appealing against designated discharge consents for 4,000 combined sewer overflows (CSOs). SAS were armed with a giant 6ft by 4ft photo of a CSO clogged full of sanitary towels, condoms, cotton buds sticks and more. The appeal is expected to last for 4 days.
Today SAS campaigners were in wetsuits with surfboards to welcome water company executives as they enter the appeal at the... Read more