a person pulling a wet wipe from a container

How “Flushable” Wipes Wreak Havoc on Septic Systems and the Environment

Cleanliness, your plumbing system, and the environment as a whole is a delicate three-pronged conundrum. While convenience, good personal hygiene, and general “no fuss”-ness are appealing propositions on a personal level, they can come with a high cost; and in the case of flushable — ahem, “flushable” — wipes, the cons quickly outweigh the pros.