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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Waste 360: Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Hopes Education, Product Knowledge Will Ensure Proper Product Disposal

Original source: Waste 360 (Published August 9, 2015) Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Hopes Education, Product Knowledge Will Ensure Proper Product Disposal Cheryl McMullen | Aug 09, 2015 As wastewater treatment plants across the country from Minnesota to New York City struggle with debris clogging their systems, municipalities are pointing the finger...

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