real facts about real nappies: article-deselected. - super absorbent paper
Waste Awareness Wales spokesman Rachel Jowett said: "At a time when many families are looking for ways to save money, real diaper weeks are the ideal time to start reaping the benefits.
Real diapers are both convenient and easy to use and have made great progress since selling and safety pins.
They are diaper-shaped, tied to poppers or fabric fasteners, with bright colors and designs including animal patterns and even the Welsh flag.
There is no need to cook them or dry them.
They can be placed in the washing machine and hung on the Internet.
"In terms of health, the fact that babies absorb 60% of what is on their skin is enough to worry any parent about the material used to make diapers.
Disposable diapers are made of super absorbent chemicals, Pulp, plastic and adhesives;
In the UK, some of the chemicals used are not monitored by any guidelines, and leading diaper brands also avoid revealing the exact content of their products.
It is not yet known how long it will take for disposable diapers to break down completely, but it is possible for everyone to exist and it will exist for at least hundreds of yearsand-a-
It takes half a tree to produce disposable diapers for a baby.
"More information on the use of real diapers, as well as a list of local real diaper custodians, agents and local credit unions visiting real diapers --wales. org.
Uk or call 0845 456 2477 to call the real diaper advice hotline in Wales. .