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Landfill

 Despite their modern popularity, disposable nappies pose significant environmental problems. Australia uses a staggering 5.6 million nappies every day! This means that over 2 billion used nappies go into landfill sites in Australia every year. On top of this, it is estimated that disposable nappies can take around 500 years to decompose, contributing to huge amounts of carbon emissions. 


Production

 Disposable nappies use 3 times more energy, 20 times more raw materials and 2 times more water than reusable nappies during the manufacturing process. The carbon footprint of modern cloth nappies is significantly smaller when compared to disposable nappies. By choosing to use cloth nappies you're giving a lot of love back to the planet. 


Contamination

 Usually a human’s waste is treated and sanitised before being recycled or put back into our environment. The waste in disposable nappies on the other hand goes straight into landfill, and as a result causes subsequent contamination problems. Each baby in disposable nappies sends 700kg of waste to landfill every year, where it sits, leaching toxic chemicals, for an estimated 500 years! Using modern cloth nappies is a small change that can make a big difference.


Materials

Our nappies are made from the highest quality sustainable bamboo viscose fibre and heat bonded PUL. This type of PUL has a higher resistance to heat and chemical damage, and it's known for its durability. The TPU manufacturing process is heat bonded and free from the use of solvents or chemical glues. Our absorbent inserts are made from bamboo viscose fibre which is known for its fast absorption and soft feel. We choose to use bamboo because it is both effective and sustainable.


One Size Fits Most (OSFM)

Our nappies are multi-sized and fit babies from 4kg - 18kg. This nappy will cost you less in the long run because it can be adjusted as your baby grows. The ability to easily adjust your nappy size without having to purchase new size nappies is a very economical and helpful feature. Buying a multi-sized garment reduces its carbon footprint by up to 82% and cuts down on landfill by extending its lifespan.