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Disposable Diapers in Landfills

Posted by Bryana on 2/11/2009 to Cloth vs. Disposables
There are many types of disposable diapers available in today's market for our convenience-conscious society; while concern over landfill space has pushed for "greener" alternatives, disposable diapers are still disposable.Disposable diapers promoted by manufacturers as all-natural, earth-friendly, plastic-free, chlorine-free, and even at times, compostable, are filling up landfills.A disposable diaper with a plastic exterior lining is no different than a 100% plastic-free disposable diaper once it has been tossed into a plastic household trash bag and dumped into a landfill.Plastic is plastic.
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