Fiber Journal: Dispersible Decisions

Original source: Fiber Journal  (Published October 16, 2016) Some 1,335,000 tons of nonwoven fabric will be consumed by the wipes manufacturers in 2016. North America’s nonwovens industry body INDA is heavily involved in ensuring the healthy growth of flushable wipes, despite a number of problems By Adrian Wilson, Correspondent The market for di...

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Nonwovens Industry: Industry Continues Efforts To Keep Wipes Out of the Toilet

Original source: Nonwovens Industry By Karen McIntyre, editor | June 23, 2016 At the World of Wipes Conference last week, industry insiders provided an update on efforts to combat threats posed to the wipes industry due to their supposed role in clogging sewage systems. INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics, has been involved in these ef...

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Crain's New York: Sewer politics: Council bill blames wrong product for clogging treatment plants

Original source: Crain's New York  By Dave Rousse Paper towels. Baby wipes. Even dental floss. These products are just a very small sample of the items clogging New York City’s sewer system. There’s a problem in New York City’s wastewater treatment plants, and—pardon the pun—it stinks. So, bravo to the city’s Department of Environmental Protecti...

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Flushable Wipes Industry: We are not causing sewage problem

Flushable Wipes Industry: We are not causing sewage problem By Gloria Pazmino03/11/2016 01:28 PM EDTUpdated 03/11/2016 02:40 PM EDT Flushable wipe manufacturers say they are not to blame for clogged water treatment plants and are willing to put their money behind a push to educate consumers about it. Dave Rousse, president of the Association of ...

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Environmental Protection: The Flushed Wipes Issue Clarified

Original source: Environmental Protection  The Flushed Wipes Issue ClarifiedBy Dave RousseAug 11, 2015 There has been a lot of publicity recently that wastewater facilities are encountering a high level of debris in their collection systems that should not have been flushed down toilets. The removal and disposal of this debris consumes resources...

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