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Diaper Makers Trade Punches in Turf War

Big brands are trying to keep moms loyal, despite big prices

(Newser) - Big diaper companies don’t want to lower prices after recent hikes, so instead they’re fighting to convince new moms that their products are the superior option for bundling that joy. From offering aloe-soaked, organic Huggies to having celebrities tout Pampers to bribing “mommy bloggers,” the recession... More »

Cloth or Plastic: Greenies Debate the Diaper

Cotton's footprint not that much better than disposables'

(Newser) - For green parents, the choice between disposables or cloth diapers may seem like a catch-22. Silvia Spring weighs the issue in the Boston Globe, but finds no easy answer. While disposables produce up to 70 times more waste than cloth, the latest study concluded that disposable diapers have the same... More »

Soiled Green: Cloth Diapers Make Comeback

Eco-conscious uprising puts disposables on the defensive

(Newser) - Cloth diapers are getting a serious makeover, as old-fashioned safety pins and rubber liners give way to velcro and water-resistant merino wool covers. New cloth diaper brands, such as Fuzzi Bunz and Happy Heinys, can thank an increasingly eco-conscious population for their success, reports Time, with some companies reporting 50%... More »

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