There's been a 400% rise in the number of wet wipes found on our beaches here in the West Country.
One charity says marine life is being put at risk by wipes which shouldn't be flushed down the toilet.
The charity's ‘Wet Wipes Turn Nasty When You Flush Them’ campaign highlights the monster issue that flushing unflushable wipes is becoming, and urges the public to get behind their call for better wet wipe labelling.
The Marine Conservation Society has launched a campaign to persuade retailers and manufacturers to clearly label their wet wipe products with a ‘DON’T FLUSH’ message on their packaging so they go in the bin, not down the loo.
But wet wipes also pose a threat to marine life say campaigners.
To spread awareness a pop up wipes 'monster' has arrived on a beach in the West: