Flushables News

  1. Friends Of The Earth Canada National Poll Finds Majority Of Canadians Do Not Trust Flushable Wipes Manufacturers’ Claims
    6/3/2019

    As leaders from the Canadian wastewater management sector gather in Ottawa to discuss issues like plastics in water and the impacts and costs associated with “flushable” wipes on municipal sewer systems operations and reliability, Friends of the Earth is releasing its new poll on flushable wipes.

  2. Ecojustice And Friends Of The Earth Ask Competition Bureau Canada To Investigate And Levy $230M In Fines Against Wipes Manufacturers
    5/1/2019

    Today, Friends of the Earth Canada, represented by Ecojustice, filed an application seeking an investigation by the Competition Bureau into false and misleading claims made by the manufacturers of 23 so-called flushable wipes and other single-use products.

  3. Collaboration Tackles Fatberg Scourge At Source
    1/30/2019

    Fatbergs have captured the popular imagination in recent months with TV programmes, a museum exhibition and even a musical planned on the topic, but the companies tasked with preventing sewer blockages from fat, oil and grease (FOG) at source have also been very active.

  4. Fine To Flush – A Major New Development In The Fight Against Fatbergs
    1/11/2019

    The fight against fatbergs has received a major boost with the publication of a new official standard identifying which wet wipes can be flushed down toilets safely.

  5. KSB Maintenance Event- Operations Challenge 2018
    8/23/2018

    This year marks the 30th year of the Operations Challenge. KSB is excited to be supplying the package for the Operations Challenge KSB Maintenance Event through 2021.

  6. Lawmakers Target 'Flushable' Wipes
    5/9/2018

    In a positive sign for wastewater utilities and sewage system overseers, so-called "flushable" wipes might get regulated.

  7. JWC Environmental’s Wipes Ready Grinders Receives Prestigious WEF Innovative Technology Award
    8/23/2017

    JWC Environmental (JWC) has been awarded the prestigious Innovative Technology Award by the Water and Environment Federation (WEF) for its Wipes Ready Technologies.

  8. Flushable Wipes Class Action Lawsuit Dropped
    8/10/2017

    INDA, the Association of Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, recently announced the settlement of the class action lawsuit brought by the City of Perry, Iowa, in which Perry alleged damages from flushable wipes manufactured by a number of flushable wipes producers.

  9. D.C. To Regulate 'Flushable' Wipes
    7/11/2017

    Washington D.C. will begin cracking down on flushable wipes next year in an effort that could lead other states to regulate the pesky products.

  10. CDEnviro’s Innovation Leads To Awards Shortlisting
    3/10/2017

    CDEnviro’s S:MAX G – a sludge screening system used in the pre-treatment stage in waste water treatment– is a finalist for the category of Most Innovative New Technology in the Water Industry Achievement Awards’.