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Zero Waste Week 2015

September 8, 2015

It’s Zero Waste Week 2015 which runs from September 7th – 13th September 2015

And we celebrate with our gMamas and gDads knowing that we are all doing our bit to minimise waste – using our biodegradable disposable inserts with our colourful soft cotton gPants means that we are contributing to the cause  – after all, the wet inserts can be composted and many of our gCommunity do just that!

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If you start out using our gNappies for newborns you are immediately introduced to just how EASY the disposable inserts are, and how quickly the inserts (wet only) compost down – we asked some of our customers, our gCommunity, from newborn to toddler, to share just how convenient they are …

Sarah: I pop our disposable inserts in our garden waste bin so I guess kinda composting!

Beccy: I do and I compost. They just disappear so quickly.

Nicole: We use refills if we are having a day out but when changing them at home we always compost x

Rika: When I had tinys I put them in my dad’s compost.

Diane: We use them now and then to do a stash strip on inserts and dispose of them in the brown bin.

Natalie: We use full time and compost them.

Emma: We use them during the day on non-nursery days as we are mostly out and about and compost where possible.

Victoria: I use disposables and biodegradable nappy bags. We lack garden space to compost but fully intend to once we move house.

Anna: Just use the disposable inserts at night now, and we compost them.

Nathalie: We have used 1 disposable insert/night for more than 2 years and my compost bin is still only a 1/3 full (yes we do compost foodwaste too)! They disappear so quickly! I feel bad when away where we can’t…

Read more HERE from KeepupwiththeJonesFamily on how they home compost their g inserts using a home compost bin*.

More environmental news from gNappies HERE recycle week

And more on composting – this time at high altitudes!

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* Home composting does not reach internal temperatures high enough to kill the pathogens associated with faeces. You need to reach 55° C. Please do not home compost inserts soiled with poo.


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