Are Flushable Wipes Really Flushable?

People who need that recent feeling after wiping their behinds have more and more been counting on flushable wipes. But sewer managers and owners have been crying foul—literally–as increasingly more pipes get clogged. Are flushable wipes in charge?

In this episode of Speaking of Chemistry, Lauren Wolf explains that, despite the fact that flushable wipes are molecularly designed to interrupt down in sewers, the reply’s sophisticated.

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Wet Wipes Clog Sewer Systems
Issue Date: May 11, 2015

Wet Wipe Maker Agrees To Substantiate flushable Claims
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The Dirty Little Secrets Of Toilet Paper
Published: Aug. 27, 2015

U.Okay.’s Biggest “Fatberg” Discovered In London Sewer
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