Getting to the bottom of nappy disposal..........!
Some environmental facts:
Every child wearing disposable nappies will contribute 1-2 tonnes of waste to landfill over their lifetime
Each year 800 million disposable nappies are dumped in landfill in Australia, comprising an estimated 5% of landfill content
Disposable nappies produce 2.3 times more waste water (when being made) adn 60 times more solid waste than washable nappies
It takes one full cup of crude oil to make the plastic for 1 disposable nappy
Disposable nappies use 3.5 times more energy, 90 times more renewable materials than washable nappies and 8 times more non renewable raw materials
Consider the alternatives......