Caution: you may not want to read this tip if you are eating.
By the time a child is potty trained, a parent will have changed up to 8,000 dirty diapers. That is over 3 million tons of waste that is added to landfills each year! Two more sustainable options are available:
- Eco-friendly disposable diapers: usually involve a disposable insert and a reusable diaper cover (which often comes in amazingly unique designs).
- Cloth diapers: can be washed and reused (also can come in a variety of colors and designs).
Here is one cloth diaper manufacturer’s pitch for switching from disposable: