Reusable Baby Wipes
Switch from single use disposable baby wipes made from plastic which take hundreds of years to degrade and opt instead for the eco-friendlier choice of reusable baby wipes!
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If you would not even think about wiping a baby’s bottom with a plastic bag, then you may want to double check the material build-up of any single use baby wipes you may be using! As most of these single use baby wipes are in fact made with plastic!
Whilst the softness is clearly different form a plastic bag the recyclability and biodegradability are not.
Considering the amount of disposable baby wipes that people around the world use and throw away daily, we cannot help but be concerned with the amount of these end up in landfills and waterways.
We all understand that these single use baby wipes are convenient, but they continue to contribute to the massive non-recyclable plastic wastes that take hundreds of years to degrade and then only down to micro plastic particles that are then mistaken by many sea creatures and insects as food. Thankfully, the growing awareness on the harmful effect of plastic wastes to the environment have urged many parents to already switch to using reusable baby wipes instead of the single use disposable wipes.
Using plastic free reusable wipes is a great alternative to disposable plastic baby wipes. As this is not only cost-effective but are also the safer and healthy option to use on babies. This is because the disposable plastic baby wipes also normally contain nasty chemicals and soaps suds that can cause irritations to your baby’s delicate skin.
Reusable baby wipes are machine-washable and easy to clean. Simply place the dirty cloth wipes in with your normal washing, if you’re concerned with adding soiled wipes to your washing then either rinse out before or use an additional laundry cleanser in with your wash.
The great thing about these plastic free reusable wipes is that you can add the smell of your choice by using a scented soaking solution. These reusable baby wipes are not only for babies bottoms, but they can also be used for cleaning hands and face or any others surfaces, and once you are out of the baby or mucky stages you can use this as other useful cloths and dusters.
At the end of their useful life, these plastic free reusable wipes can be put into your home compost to degrade down. Please note its important to ensure that the material is made from natural fabrics such as bamboo or cotton as there are those sold in the market made from synthetic fabric (Polyester, Nylon etc) which again are types of plastic!
So, make the change today and switch from single use disposable baby wipes made from plastic to the eco-friendlier choice of reusable baby wipes!
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