Disposable and reusable nappies are very different from a convenience & lifestyle choice aspect; however, a comprehensive study by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) shows that there is no significant difference in the environmental impact between disposable and reusable nappies. The full study can be found on their website www.environment-agency.gov.uk (An updated lifecycle assessment study for disposable and reusable nappies).
It has though been stated that the extra washing of reusable nappies requires more energy and water consumption. Since this article was published nappies have become thinner, and in our case also much greener, by using Renewable polymers, in severely higher extent than the nappies referred to in this article.
The immediate advantage of Naty diaper is that it may be incinerated with less net CO2 emissions compared to other diapers in the market. Another very important reflection is, that reduction of usage of fossil resources not only lower the CO2 but also the impact of the direct contamination from the fossil resources which never is added in the Life cycle comparison.
We aim to use renewable resources as often as possible while also focusing on performance. Today, Naty Nappies are one of the most environmentally friendly disposable nappy options available on the market.