Some articles on cloth diapers, diapers:
... an active community has grown around the use of cloth diapers ... facilitate individuals buying and selling cloth diapers, allowing diapers to be re-used even in families with only one child ... Retail shops that sell cloth diapers often host classes and other community gatherings ...
... An average child will go through several thousand diapers in his/her life ... Since disposable diapers are discarded after a single use, usage of disposable diapers increases the burden on landfill sites, and increased environmental awareness has led to a growth in campaigns for parents ... An estimated 27.4 billion disposable diapers are used each year in the US, resulting in a possible 3.4 million tons of used diapers adding to landfills each year ...
Famous quotes containing the words diapers and/or cloth:
“The child-rearing years are relatively short in our increased life span. It is hard for young women caught between diapers and formulas to believe, but there are years and years of freedom ahead. I regret my impatience to get on with my career. I wish Id relaxed, allowed myself the luxury of watching the world through my little girls eyes.”
—Eda Le Shan (20th century)
“They give us a pair of cloth shorts twice a year for all our clothing. When we work in the sugar mills and catch our finger in the millstone, they cut off our hand; when we try to run away, they cut off our leg: both things have happened to me. It is at this price that you eat sugar in Europe.”
—Voltaire [François Marie Arouet] (16941778)