by Michele McKay
Cloth diapers vs. disposables... which is the more environmentally responsible choice? We all know that cloth diapers use water, while disposables use landfill space. But when you look a little closer, you will find other factors are involved.
Cloth Diaper Facts:
In the 2 ½ years from birth to toilet training, a baby will need a total of 3-6 dozen cloth diapers and around 25 diaper covers.
- Cloth diapers use fewer raw materials than disposables
- They generate much less solid waste