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Conventional Toilets


Description

Conventional toilets are those that pre-date Energy Policy Act of  1992 (EPAct 1992) and use 3.5 or more gallons of water per flush.


Tips

O+M Tips

  • Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified
  • A two-step process should generally be used if cleaning with antimicrobial products. Clean first and then apply the disinfectant. Wait the recommended time before rinsing (usually at least 10 minutes); perform other tasks while waiting for the antimicrobial to take effect. Most disinfectants are not cleaners, and are usually only effective on a clean surface.
  • Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified

End of Life Tips

  • If in good condition, toilets can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them.
  • To recycle old toilets visit Earth911.com to determine the capacity of local facilities.
  • If in good condition, faucets can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them.