How should I dispose of a condom ?

How should I dispose of a condom ?

When air is in a condom, it tends to float in water – therefore it’s better to wrap your used condom in a tissue, and dispose of it in a waste bin, rather than try and flush it down the toilet.

As latex, polyurethane and some other materials used in manufacture do not biodegrade when flushed down the toilet, it is much better to dispose of them properly

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