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Frequently asked questions

+ What’s the problem with wet wipes?

+ How big is the problem?

+ Define flushable?

+ What is dispersible?

+ I’ve heard there are standards

+ What are the impacts to wildlife?

+ Do all flushable wipes contain plastic?

+ Have any of the retailers said they will stop selling ‘flushable’ wipes?

+ Are there any wet wipes which are environmentally friendly?

+ Aren't biodegradable wet wipes ok?

+ Is there something else I can use instead of wetwipes?

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