• Disposable Diapers

    To Flush or Not To Flush–What Do You Do With Solid Waste in Disposable Diapers?

    by  • August 23, 2011 • Cloth Diaper Care, Disposable Diapers, Issues in Diapering • 2 Comments

    >From a Baby blog at The Stir at CafeMom.com, a very interesting article and topic of conversation has sprung forth! How many of you have heard the rumor or debate about having to dispose of poop in disposable diapers into the toilet to be flushed? The warning and advisory, after all, is printed on...

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    Pampers Lawsuit Finally Settled

    by  • July 12, 2011 • Diaper News, Disposable Diapers, Issues in Diapering • 3 Comments

    >Many parents have been avidly following the Pampers lawsuit regarding the severe diaper rash and chemical burns allegedly caused by the disposable diaper company’s new Dry Max formula used in theirSwaddlers and Cruisers diapers. Well, the lawsuit has finally come to an end, with rather inconclusive and disappointing results for the 59 parents who...

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    How Disposable Diapers Are Made

    by  • June 20, 2011 • Disposable Diapers • 7 Comments

    >For those of you who take an interest in how things are assembled, here is an interesting video from The Discovery Channel about just how disposable diapers are made. Down to an exact science, I can’t help but think just how different this diaper-making process is from the handmade cloth diaper making process from...

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    New Uses For Diaper Remnants … Including … Stir Fry?

    by  • June 10, 2011 • Disposable Diapers, Issues in Diapering • 2 Comments

    >Now that I’ve got your attention, don’t worry–I’m not creating a sick and twisted recipe for fricasseed fleece or sauteed liners.  However, cutting edge research out of the Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico City does have exciting news on the front of biodegrading those pesky disposable diapers that are filling up our landfills at...

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    Time for a Change

    by  • June 9, 2011 • Articles, Disposable Diapers • 1 Comment

    >A guest post by Laurie Diwakar and Lauren Walker When it comes to diapers, there are endless health and environmental reasons to switch from disposables to reusable cloth.  Cloth diapers are better for your baby’s skin because they are breathable, free of chemicals, and gentle on sensitive body parts.  Using cloth diapers instead of...

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    >A Brief History of the Disposable Diaper

    by  • May 11, 2011 • Disposable Diapers • 0 Comments

    >Via MotherJones.com, here is a very thought-provoking look at the history of disposable diapers. The last date on the timeline, in particular, really stopped me in my tracks. Check out the entire timeline here. Here, too, is a fascinating site I just stumbled upon in some of my searches. Check out http://whatawaste.info, which sports...

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