Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.


Before using a toilet:

  • Check for the availability of toilet paper
  • If you have a cell phone, ensure it's secure and can't fall into the toilet

Using a toilet:

  • Put as little as possible (e.g., toilet paper) down the toilet

After using a toilet:

  • To conserve water, consider not flushing if appropriate

If replacing a toilet in your home:

  • Consider installing a low-flow toilet - to save water


  1. On April 26th, 2009, Erika Antillon said:

    making sure your pedometer is secure so it won’t fall in the toilet is also wise.

  2. On April 26th, 2009, Don Parcher said:

    Is this a lesson learned the hard (or wet) way?

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