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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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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