‘Light bulb moment came when we learned 90% of the wipes sold in the UK contain plastic’

That’s according to Guy Fennell, who spoke to FNZ about Pura, the company he launched with his wife Abi to make 100% plastic-free baby wipes

Holland & Barrett to stop selling wet wipes in fight against fatbergs

Wet wipes are said to account for around 80% of blockages in sewers, costing an estimated £100m a year to clear

Fighting fatbergs: First ‘fine to flush’ wet wipes approved

Organic health and beauty brand Natracare’s wipes have passed Water UK’s stringent tests

Monster fatberg found in Liverpool sewer

United Utilities says it is the biggest ever fatberg discovered in the North West

Forget washed up whales… monster fatberg hits seaside town

The build up of fat, wet wipes and grease in Sidmouth, Devon, is larger than some models of Boeing 747 airliner

Majority of Brits ‘oppose wet wipe ban’

A new survey of 1,000 people found 31% admit to having flushed wet wipes down the toilet

UK plans to wipe-out wet wipes within 25 years

Defra says the product would be among the ‘avoidable plastic waste’ it aims to eliminate as part of its new environmental plans