Tauranga Mayor calls for restrictions on so-called 'flushable' wet wipes

30 Oct 2018

Every week, more than two tonnes of wipes are removed from the Tauranga's waste water system, and the mayor has now called on the Government to stop wet wipe manufacturers claiming the products are 'flushable'.

"We would like the Government to stop use of the word 'flushable' on wet wipes for advertising, and preferably we would prefer people not flush anything down the loo other than pee, poo and paper," Greg Brownless told The AM Show.  Read more and see Interview