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Disposable Diapers vs Cloth Diapers – Which Is Actually Greener?

By |2020-02-01T22:24:01+00:00January 21, 2019|Green Home, Reducing Waste|

Cloth diapers seem like the obvious choice for greener parenting. But in the last 10 years, there have been several articles written claiming that it isn't the case. In the disposable diapers vs cloth diapers debate, there are a lot of studies out there that seem to contradict each other which makes it hard to know for sure sometimes. There is the obvious waste creation issue in the use of disposables, but there is water and electricity usage to consider for cloth. Plus, there is a manufacturing impact to consider for both. When you read and analyze the studies, [...]

The Best Cloth Diapers Series – Top 5 For The Eco-Friendly Family

By |2019-01-30T23:31:03+00:00January 19, 2019|Diaper Reviews, Green Home, Types of Diapers|

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. This is the last post in my Best Cloth Diapers series. Check out the other posts in this series if you want to learn more! Top 5 for the Budget-Conscious Top 5 for Those Who Need Low-Maintenance Top 5 for the All-Natural Family Today I will discuss the top 5 cloth diapers for families that are choosing cloth as part of an eco-friendly lifestyle. Before I get into this, here [...]

Reducing Plastic and Waste – Small Steps to a Cleaner World Part 1

By |2020-02-29T19:18:23+00:00November 1, 2018|Green Home, Minimalism, Reducing Waste|

While we have known how detrimental excess plastic is for the environment for quite some time now, the average person is only just recently starting to see how serious the problem is. From the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (an area in the ocean spanning about 600,000 square miles that is saturated with small pieces of plastic that pose a great danger to marine life) to plastic mounds found all over the earth (plastic has been found everywhere from Antarctica to Mt. Everest), we have a bit of a problem on our hands. Reducing plastic and waste isn't a simple [...]

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