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News Articles on Flushable Wipes

Grownups are now using the same wipes once reserved for babies, leading to millions of dollars of sewer problems. A New York City bill takes aim at the lack of transparency – and mislabeling – some say is to blame

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Little cloth, big problem: personal wipes have become the bane of sewage systems everywhere, now that adults are using them. Could better labeling help? <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/14519665@N05/16038190090/">Adam Lehman/flickr</a>

Little cloth, big problem: personal wipes have become the bane of sewage systems everywhere, now that adults are using them. Could better labeling help? Adam Lehman/flickr

Watson, Bruce. (25 May 2015). Don’t believe the label ‘flushable’: disposable wipes clog sewers around the world [Web log post]. Retrieved Nov 24, 2015, from http://www.theguardian.com

 

‘Flushable’ wipes clogging Canadian sewers, waste-water officials say.

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 Wipe Woes

Cortez, Julio. (17 Nov 2013). ‘Flushable’ wipes clogging Canadian sewers, waste-water officials say [Web log post]. Retrieved Nov 20, 2013, from http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada

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