‘Flushable’ wipes are clogging Bellingham’s sewers

It turns out flushable wipes aren't so flushable, or biodegradable, after all, say Bellingham officials at Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.
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It turns out flushable wipes aren't so flushable, or biodegradable, after all, say Bellingham officials at Post Point Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Robert Mittendorf covers civic issues, weather, traffic and how people are coping with the high cost of housing for The Bellingham Herald. A journalist since 1984, he’s also a volunteer firefighter for South Whatcom Fire Authority.