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Old Mar 5th 2020, 11:40 am
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Yes, wipes are full of plastic and don't ever degrade, just like the disposable nappies. People washed nappies perfectly successfully before they came on the scene, but it must be a huge pain. I confess I didn't use them with my son, but probably should have. People used to boil things like that, and yes, you scrape and rinse first. It's all biodegradable.
Scrape and rinse?

No.

No thanks.
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Scrape and rinse?

No.

No thanks.
For some, presumably evolutionary, reason it's easier when it's your own kid.
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Old Mar 5th 2020, 12:29 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
For some, presumably evolutionary, reason it's easier when it's your own kid.
...like picking up other dogs poo.
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Old Mar 5th 2020, 12:29 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
For some, presumably evolutionary, reason it's easier when it's your own kid.
It is. I don't recall disposable nappies being around in the 80s, and even if they were I probably wouldn't have been able to afford them. Not that cloth nappies didn't use resources as well, what with the washing machine going non-stop and the amount of laundry detergent and Dettol used.

Scamp, you're going to have to toughen up before your first sprog. Shaking/scraping shite out of a nappy into the loo is no worse than changing the baby and being confronted with a nappy full of it. Looks the same, smells the same
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Originally Posted by jimenato View Post
Well I don't have any experience with baby poo as I have no children (that I'm aware of anyway) so I had to look it up.

It all seems rather unsavoury...



...and uses a lot of resources...



Best just not to have kids really.



But if no one has kids then humans will become extinct anyway.
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Old Mar 5th 2020, 12:38 pm
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post
...wouldn't be surprised if diapers used on me 41 years ago still sit in the landfill, as I hear they take a very long time to degrade.
Wouldn't it be fun to check.

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Wouldn't it be fun to check.

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No thanks. Do you then do your own washing whilst there's shit in the drum?

I'm really in favour of people being more environmentally responsible but there must be an inbetween.
Two washing machines per family is the answer.
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Scamp, you're going to have to toughen up before your first sprog. Shaking/scraping shite out of a nappy into the loo is no worse than changing the baby and being confronted with a nappy full of it. Looks the same, smells the same
And it's not as though it doesn't get on the clothes and stuff as well. I remember one particularly spectacular incident with the Little Lion when he was a baby and had to take antibiotics for a nasty respiratory infection. They did NOT agree with him
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
And it's not as though it doesn't get on the clothes and stuff as well. I remember one particularly spectacular incident with the Little Lion when he was a baby and had to take antibiotics for a nasty respiratory infection. They did NOT agree with him
Gives another meaning to shit storm

My eldest son had an uncanny knack of peeing right in my eye
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My eldest son had an uncanny knack of peeing right in my eye
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Old Mar 5th 2020, 2:27 pm
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But if no one has kids then humans will become extinct anyway.
That sounds like a plan.
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Old Mar 5th 2020, 2:36 pm
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But if no one has kids then humans will become extinct anyway.
And Planet Earth will stop being polluted & the wildlife that inhabit it will survive !
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Old Mar 5th 2020, 5:30 pm
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Originally Posted by spouse of scouse View Post
...Shaking/scraping shite out of a nappy into the loo is no worse than changing the baby
Isn't changing the baby a bit extreme in those circumstances? Won't the same thing happen with the replacement?

It's like changing your car when the ash tray is full. Unless you give up smoking it'll only get full again.
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We are also the only primates who use diapers, wonder what our primate cousins do.... but they do throw it but then I hear some young humans in diapers do the same sometimes.

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