A single disposable diaper will be used for a few hours, then stay 200 to 500 years in the environment. Two years of use will product 1 ton of waste.
Disposable diapers are made of cellulose, a component from trees which processing uses a lot of water and energy.
Choosing cloth diapers, you take your share into protecting the environment.
Using cloth diapers, you save up to 75% on your diaper budget.
Diapers purchase : 400 to 700 € (1 or 2 sizes)
Washing : 100 to 200 € (with or without a dryer)
Total : 500 to 900 € for 2 1/2 years
Distributor brands : 0,22 € x 6 diapers x 365 d. x 2,5 yrs = 1200 €
Major brands : 0,37 € x 6 diapers x 365 d. x 2,5 yrs = 2000 €
More and more babies are allergic to disposable diapers components, such as perfume. Cloth diapers contain no perfume, no chemicals. They are hypoallergenic and softer for your baby's delicate skin.
Temperature inside cloth diapers is lower than in disposables. And their fabric is more pleasant to wear, enhancing your child's comfort.