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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Waste 360: The Battle Over Flushable Wipes: Why Recyclers Should Pay Attention

Original Source: Waste 360 Homemakers once relied on discarded textiles such as sheets, towels and cloth diapers for household cleaning. And the fact that cloth rags could be washed and reused repeatedly was considered a bonus. For discreet sanitary needs, humans were more imaginative, but their options seem implausible by today’s standards. Mos...

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The Washington Times: Flushing the Constitution

Original source: Washington Times Washington D.C.’s city government is nationally known for its anti-business bias. A law enacted late last year and scheduled to take effect on New Year’s Day 2018 shows why. The ordinance regulates the labeling of — hold onto your seat — moist flushable toilet wipes, said to be found in a fifth of American home...

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