Flushables News

  1. Wet Wipe Manufacturer Agrees To Substantiate 'Flushability' Advertising Claims Under Settlement With FTC

    Under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, Nice-Pak Products, Inc., a manufacturer of wet wipes, has agreed to stop advertising moist toilet tissue as flushable unless it can substantiate that the product is safe to flush.

  2. Millions Of Dollars In Sewer Clogs Prompts Flushable-Wipes Lawsuit

    A Minnesota city is suing six manufacturers of so-called "flushable" personal wipes, alleging that the product is not living up to its name and instead clogging up the sewer system.

  3. New Wet Wipe Report Highlights Need For Genuine Non-Clog Pumps - Claim

    In response to the new report by the Marine Conservation Society, which shows a 50% increase in wet wipe litter on Britain’s beaches, Landia says that this clearly underlines the need for truly genuine non-clog pumps.

  4. Associations Collaborate To Launch Improved 'Flushability' Guidelines To Reduce Impacts Of Improper Wipes Disposal
    A group of five associations, representing the water sector and the nonwoven fabrics industry, announced recently that they are working collaboratively on the joint development of a new edition of guidelines that will influence product design.
  5. New Muffin Monster® 10K Sewage Grinders From JWC Environmental Pack Tough Grinding Power In A Compact Package

    The new 10K Series Muffin Monster® from JWC Environmental combines superior waste grinding capabilities in a compact, easy-to-install unit that’s perfectly suited to a variety of wastewater grinding applications. This newest addition to the hard-working family of Muffin Monster grinders is available in pipeline, open channel and pump station configurations that pack big power in a small package.

  6. Xylem Wins Innovative Technology Award From Water Environment Federation

    Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has won a 2014 Innovative Technology Award from the Water Environment Federation (WEF) for the company’s revolutionary wastewater pumping solution, Flygt Experior.

  7. JWC Environmental Showcases New Technologies To Prevent Pump Clogs At WEFTEC 2014

    JWC Environmental (JWC) will unveil new wastewater technologies to help fight the disposable wipes crisis.

  8. Flushable Wipes On Trial

    The maker of flushable wipes is facing a federal class-action suit filed by customers who say the product clogged their plumbing. 

  9. 'Flushable' Wipes Are Clogging The Sewers

    So-called "flushable" personal wipes are not living up to their name.

  10. Partnership To Help Reduce Non-Flushable Items In Wastewater Systems

    INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry; the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA); the Water Environment Federation (WEF); and the American Public Works Association (APWA) -- have all agreed to work together to help reduce the burden of non-flushable disposable products in the wastewater system.