Types of things went down my sink
Water, soap, toothpaste and mouthwash
My technique while estimating the amount of liquids that went down my drain were by tracking the activities I did that whole day. I started at around 10 AM to 11 pm.
My list of activities.
- Brushed my teeth around 10:10 am and 11 pm (about 3 liters)
- Went to the bathroom about 3-4 times(Shower included)(64 liters)
- Washed my hands 10-15 times(7 liters)
- Washed dishes(15 liters)
The amount waste I think enters the ocean and how wastewater is treated in my city
Edmonton in not next to a ocean we have a river which passes through so it should be fairly low compared to coastal regions, there are many wastewater treatment facility in Edmonton that recycle water to a certain extent.
Besides my bathroom and kitchen, other drains that may lead to the ocean
There are not many other drains I think that may lead to ocean.
The synthetic clothing I am wearing that is plastic
There are not many synthetic clothing I wear they are usually cotton, when I wash my clothes the washing machine used collects the solid waste with the filter attached to it and the waste is disposed.