Environmentalist urge proper PPE disposal

“Don’t flush them. Wet wipes clog pipes in your home, they clog pipes in sewers, and they cause lots of problems for the different water treatment facilities,” said Jennifer Walling, Executive Director of the Illinois Environmental Council. We do not want to be dealing with clogged pipes and people having to come in to your home right now because you flushed wet wipes so those go in the trash as well.”

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