Facts and Stats

Facts and Stats on EC and the Environment:

- A full-time diapered baby averages 5000-8000 diaper changes before
the completion of potty training.

- 95% of American babies wear disposable diapers

- 3.5 million tons of disposable diapers are sent to landfills each year

- Every year 250,000 trees are used to make disposable diapers in America

- Landfills are filled with millions of tons of untreated sewage from
disposable diapers each year

- Cotton, whose production is responsible for 10% of the world's
pesticide use, is used to make cloth diapers

- 1/3 of American children are still in disposable diapers after their
third birthday

Sources:

The Green Guide

Healthy Diapers





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