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Environment weighs heavily on diaper decisions

Posted by Bryana on 3/18/2007 to Cloth Diaper News

"The environmental movement has finally begun to have an impact on a very different kind of movement.

Although disposables still dominate, diapers have changed. New parents enjoy a wider range of options as they try to balance environmental impacts with other considerations such as cost, convenience and their baby's comfort. "Greener" diapers benefit all of us. In 2005, more than 54 million pounds of disposable diapers were buried in King County's Cedar Hills Landfill. That's nearly 3 percent of all waste — one of the largest percentages for any single type of product."

Read the rest of Tom Watson's article, Disposables or cloth? Environment weighs heavily on diaper decisions, at the Seattle Times.

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