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Time for a Change!

Posted by Gaelle Wizenberg on

Time for a Change!

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

A small change can have a huge impact.

Charlie Banana® was born with the aspiration to inspire positive change and help families make better choices. As the new year slowly settles in, we ponder on how we are going to make a difference this year and we feel the need to remind ourselves how crucial  our role as parents is in reducing waste.

If you are already a cloth parent you know that beside being the absolute best for your baby skin and overall health (not to mention the most economical way to diaper your baby,) cloth diapers help you reduce your household waste by 50%.
But there is more. Let’s take a closer look at the numbers:

DISPOSABLE VS CLOTH
60 X  more solid waste than cloth diaper
20 x more raw materials than cloth diaper
50 lb of crude oil (YES PETROLEUM)
300 lb of wood pulp (YES FROM TREES)
20 lb of chlorine
2.3 x more water
and this is to only diaper 1 baby for 1 YEAR

With this in mind you should feel pretty good about choosing cloth diapers for your baby, because in itself it makes already a huge difference and if you then consider more than one child in the family, the impact  is even greater.

Whatever your new year resolutions maybe, let’s keep up the good work and let’s all aspire to inspire others to understand that it's TIME FOR A CHANGE.

Charlie Banana® team


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