Ad Age: Responsible Flushing Alliance Battles Wanton Toilet Behavior

Original Source: Ad Age New package symbol will help flushers know when it's cool to flush and when it's not. The spirits industry has long had the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. Now the wipes business has its equivalent, the Responsible Flushing Alliance. Its mission: fighting the wanton bathroom behavior that leads to fatberg...

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Updated Flushability Guidelines to Help Consumers, Municipalities

 Consumers Are Flushing Too Many Items Not Designed to Be Flushed News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECARY, N.C. (May 31, 2018) – INDA and EDANA, the leading global trade associations representing consumer wipes manufacturers and supply chains, announce publication of an update to their strict guidelines for labeling of non-flushable wipes and for...

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The American Council on Health and Science: Flush The Misleading Labels On Flushable Wipes

Original Source: The American Council on Health and Science   In the grand tradition of misidentifying problems and offering proposals that won’t work, the city council of Washington, D.C. wants to force manufacturers of flushable toilet wipes to change the label to “non-flushable.” There are four reasons it's bad policy. First, flushable wipes ...

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The Berkshire Eagle: Dave Rousse: In defense of flushable wipes

Original Source: The Berkshire Eagle  CARY, N.C.— In reviewing the recent Pittsfield City Council discussions on flushable wipes and The Berkshire Eagle's editorial implicating "flushable wipes" in local machinery clogs, I'd like to correct the record and help the community understand the real causes of wastewater system clogs.There are many kin...

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The Hill: DC Flushable Wipe Law is a Washout After Considering the Science

Original Source: The Hill  In December, a federal court put on hold a Washington, D.C., city law regulating moist flushable toilet wipe labels, pending a trial. The legislation had passed the city council in December 2016 and was due to go into effect on New Years Day 2018. To many, both the law and the lawsuit to block its enforcement sounded ...

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