Should My Baby Wear Huggies?Going diaper shopping for the Little Green Penlight.Updated Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008, at 6:59 AM ET
In March, the Green Lantern wondered: Are cloth diapers really better for the environment than disposables? The piece is reprinted below.
I'm about to have my first child, and my husband and I are vigorously debating our diaper options. Old-fashioned cloth nappies seem like a greener choice than plasticky disposables, but I've heard this isn't necessarily the case—washing machines don't run on pixie dust, after all. Can we put Huggies on the tyke without feeling too guilty, or is cloth the clear environmental winner?...................Finish The article here: http://www.slate.com/id/2187278/
Sunday, April 4, 2010
Cloth Diapes vs. Disposable Diapers
Are cloth diapers that much greener than disposables? - By Brendan I. Koerner - Slate Magazine
- ~Nature is my Religion~ Eccentric, Atheist, Freethinker, Paganistic (minus the god/s) Free Spirited Old Hippie-type, A Mediocre Artist & Jewelry Maker, Writer of Bad Poetry, Lover of Whimsy, Thunderstorms, Books, cheap Red Wine & the unconventional. I Seek a quiet life close to Nature and grow veggies and herbs, compost, day dream. 'Veni, Vidi, Vixi'. -translated- 'I came, I saw, I Lived'. (Contemplations, by Victor Hugo).