What you didn’t know about disposable nappies

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Did you know that the average baby could go through up to 12 nappies per day? Or before the age of potty training the average child goes through 4,000 nappies? With these figures it is no surprise that the UK produces up to 400,000 tonnes of nappies each year, all of which is currently being… Read more »

4.6 million nappies composted in first year of operation

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Following its first year of operation Envirocomp’s plant in Rochester, UK has composted 4.6 million nappies.  Equating to approximately 700 tonnes these nappies, which would normally have gone to landfill and left to degenerate, are now being used for land restoration.   It is estimated that disposable nappies can take from 250 to 500 years… Read more »