Wet Wipes

Plastic vs Natural

Plastic

  • The most commonly sold wet wipes are made with different plastics like polyester which is not biodegradable.
  • They live for around 100 years in a landfill or ocean.
  • Make up around 90% of the materials in fatbergs which are found in sewers.
  • Flushing Wet wipes causes sewer blockages and fatbergs, which cost the UK £100million per year!

Natural

  • Made from sustainable and eco friendly cotton or bamboo.
  • Compost in 1- 5 months.
  • Cotton and bamboo are sustainable, renewable and biodegradable materials.
  • These materials do not require excessive amounts of water to grow.