Tag Archives: 15 Civ. 08051

City in Iowa Brings Class Action Alleging that “Flushable” Wipes Are Not Flushable At All

In a class action filed Monday, the city of Perry, Iowa alleges that “flushable” wipes are not flushable, and in reality are harmful to local sewer systems: In order to maintain “wet strength,” and despite the Defendants’ claims otherwise, flushable wipes do not degrade after flushing. Rather, once in the sewer system, they ultimately wrap around structures within … Continue Reading