A new baby will also bring with it a lot of things that have to be purchased. The most obvious items are the diapers; you can have a sustainable life using cloth diapers. Many studies are still divided over the environmental impact that disposable diapers have over cloth diapers. The average baby will utilize over 6000 diapers and the decomposition of the disposable ones take over 500 years.
Cloth diapers on the other hand consume chemicals, energy and water at home and a study has shown that washes cloth diapers at home have an ecological footprint of 53%. Biodegradable diapers seem to be the best solution- they are usually made out of bio plastics, a form of plastic made out of plane extract. They compose easily as they are free from petroleum, they will not break down easily in landfills, but you could add them to composts.
The gDiapers, are something that are hybrid in nature as they come with removable inserts will decompose easily and safely. These inserts can be disposed in an environmentally friendly way by putting them into a composting toilet, earthworm systems or nay other form of composting area. They can be bought online or from the company itself.