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Entrepreneurial mother invents an alternative to wet wipes


Billie Jo Hohepa-Ropiha used to get through a mountain of wet wipes when her two children were babies.

Now, the former journalist turned businesswoman has invented a foam which she says turns toilet paper into an environmentally friendly, degradable wet wipe – and she hopes it will eradicate billions of wet wipes in the next five years. See the Stuff story.