The Washington Examiner: Our sewers are clogged, but flushable wipes are not the culprit

Original Source: Washington Examiner Despite coast-to-coast talk about potholed roads, collapsing bridges and an antiquated air traffic control system, one infrastructure problem remains a puzzle — well-publicized backups in some municipal sewer systems around the nation, and charges that the cause is a recently popular personal hygiene product...

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Nonwovens Industry: Flushability is a Hot Topic at WOW

Original Source: Nonwovens Industry A team of industry experts closed out this year’s World of Wipes conference with a special session dedicated to one of the wipes industry’s hottest issues—flushability. Speakers provided WOW attendees with progress on the four central pillars of INDA’s flushability strategy—communication, code of practice, te...

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WAMU 88.5: Wet Wipes Industry Asks Congress To Flush D.C. Effort To Set Standards For Bathroom Wipes

Original Source: WAMU 88.5 Marijuana. Guns. Assisted suicide. Those are all issues that have prompted Congress to try and overrule local laws in D.C. Now there’s a new flashpoint: flushable wet wipes. At least one congressional Republican is considering a measure to stop a new D.C. law that regulates when woven wet wipes — like the ones adults ...

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The Hill: When states backtrack on flushable wipes, quality of life suffers

Original Source: The Hill Since 2014, a number of state and local officials have taken a hard look at a soft and seemingly trivial consumer product — flushable moist wipes. The Washington, D.C., City Council has moved to effectively ban these items, while several state legislatures and city councils have postponed action pending further study. ...

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University of Arkansas: Marketing Department Seniors Bring Awareness to the Damage from Flushing Flushable Wipes

Original Source: University of Arkansas Students in a Walton College of Business marketing class taught by Rebecca Miles, clinical assistant professor of marketing, have established a partnership with the City of Fayetteville to develop a cause marketing campaign to educate and inform local people of the negative consequences of flushing non-bi...

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