Wet wipes making rivers look like a scene from The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Metro says PEOPLE are being urged to avoid flushing wet wipes after grim pictures showed the impact they have on the UK’s sewer network.

Wet wipes making rivers look like a scene from The Nightmare Before Christmas

The Metro says PEOPLE are being urged to avoid flushing wet wipes after grim pictures showed the impact they have on the UK’s sewer network.

Even though the product is an essential for many – especially, young mums – MPs are calling for a crackdown on wet wipes containing plastics over their disastrous environmental impact.

Labour MP Andrew Gwynne said the effect of such pollution on rivers is making them look like a scene from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.

‘When there are overflow discharges into rivers from water treatment works these wet wipes aren’t filtered out,’ the MP for Denton and Reddish told the Commons.

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https://metro.co.uk/2022/06/23/wet-wipes-making-rivers-look-like-the-nightmare-before-christmas-16878671/

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