Each year billions of disposable diapers enter landfills where it takes hundreds of years for them to decompose," said Kim Webb, CEO/founder of Rockin' Green and host site committee chair for The Great Cloth Diaper
Change event in San Antonio.
It also prompted the diaper industry to create an improved twist on the old cloth diaper
concept, one that promises to meet parents' demands and protect the environment.
But Hatch wanted to use cloth diapers
as the greener choice, and so she pulled off at an exit, hustled the screaming baby into a fast-food restaurant bathroom, swapped out the soiled diaper for a clean one and dropped the dirty one into a waterproof fabric bag she'd brought with her.
Using flushable cloth diaper
liners by Tiny Tush means only the thinnest--and messiest--part gets thrown away.
While cloth diapers
use far more water and detergents to dean them, as well as fossil fuels during transport in diaper services, typical disposables sit for decades in landfills, are made with chlorine bleach, and consume 1,265,000 metric tons of wood pulp and 75,000 metric tons of plastic a year.
The key baby diapers product segments analyzed in this reportinclude cloth diapers
, swim pants, disposable diapers and training nappy.
Crushed by the disposables monopoly, the cloth diaper
industry has also been abandoned by the national environmental community.
A measure introduced in Connecticut is specifically designed to encourage the use of cloth diapers
by placing a tax on disposable diapers.
The Rumparooz Cloth Diaper
was conceived and one year later Kanga Care was formed.
com)-- Cloth diaper
manufacturers, retailers, diaper services and diaper info services will gather together on September 26th-28th, for the Real Diaper Industry Association annual meeting and fall conference.
Armed with that kind of ammunition, cloth diaper
services have prospered.
com)-- Kanga Care is excited to announce that the Rump*a*rooz[R] One Size Cloth Diaper
has been awarded the PTPA Winner's Seal of Approval.