The Marine Conservation Society report on wet wipes on beaches reveals the problems with wipes and other sanitary products being flushed down the loo.
No matter what it says on the packaging, most of our personal healthcare and beauty products must never be disposed of down the toilet. Many of these products don’t break down like toilet paper does. Instead they collect in our sewers to form blockages.
In the year ahead water companies will provide a package of measures worth more than £40 million to support customers who are struggling to pay or in debt.