Flushable wipes are bad for your Truck Camper ! !


Flushable Wipes Leads to Costly Repairs

Flush-able Wipes

Flushable wipes can lead to a costly problem for your Truck Camper’s waste systems.

Their package may indicate they are flushable, and they are flushable; however, they are not biodegradable and do not break down in your TC’s black tank. Thus, creating problems with your drain valve not being able to close fully. The flushable wipes include adult cleaning wipes.

Read the fine print


Baby or toddler wipes can also lead to a Cottonelle wipescostly problem for your Truck Camper’s waste systems.

Do Not Flush sign




Replacing damaged truck camper valves

and sensors are costly

Your tank sensors can also be affected. Repairing or replacing a drain valve or sensor could be a costly remedy.



Read the fine print

Read the warning on the back of the pack and note the reference to the wipe not being suitable for RV and marine systems.

Toilet paper design for RV/TCs or single-ply tissues is the only paper product that should be flushed.


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