Use & Care of Your Grinder Pump

The Environment One pump is capable of accepting and pumping a wide range of materials. Regulatory agencies advise that the following item(s) should not be introduced into any sewer, either directly or through a kitchen waste disposal unit:

  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Seafood or eggshells
  • Grease
  • Sand/grit
  • Stormwater connections/discharges

  • Diapers, socks, rags or cloth
  • Plastic objects, (toys, utensils, etc.)
  • Sanitary napkins or tampons
  • Cat litter
  • Fish tank stone
  • Chicken bones

In addition, you must never introduce into your sewer:

  • Explosives
  • Flammable material
  • Strong Chemicals
  • Gasoline
  • Lubricating oils and grease