What are the differences between the two types of diapers?
DISPOSABLE DIAPERS - Toxic components exposure - Rash and allergies - Local body temperature elevation
CLOTH DIAPERS - Potty-train up to 12 months faster - Certified textile by SGS (no toxics) - Proper ventilation
DISPOSABLE DIAPERS - Spend 3’000 CHF (2’500 €) - Buy 6’000 disposable diapers - Add special trash costs
CLOTH DIAPERS - Save over 1’800 CHF (1’500 €) per kid - Buy only 15 – 20 cloth diapers - Washing costs account for 200 CHF (150 €)
DISPOSABLE DIAPERS - Take time to buy and find right brand/price - Storage takes room - Conventional disposal takes time
CLOTH DIAPERS - Put on like a disposable diaper - One size (8 weeks to 2.5 years old; 5 – 15 kg) - 1 load of washing every 2 days at 40°C
DISPOSABLE DIAPERS - Produce 1 ton of waste per kid (1 kg per day) - Consume resources (trees, water and energy) - Pollute air, land and water
CLOTH DIAPERS - < 10kg of waste per kid - Use very few resources - « Solids » are put in the toilet with the liner
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