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Seventh Generation Diapers


Pros: better then regular disposable, less chemicals

Cons: still a disposable that isn't biodegradable

We use disposable when we are out an about a bit, since it is easier to travel with then cloth. We gave these a shot and still have a pack of them (since we don't use them very often packs last a long time), but they aren't as great as I was hoping leak protection wise, and when I looked into to them they don't biodegrate any better then the less green brands. Though I do like that they use less chemicals, which is my major complaint with disposable diapers as far as in relation to using them on my baby. So they have their good points and their not so hot points, but then you win some and you lose some.


Pros: Chlorine-free

Cons: Not biodegradable, sag, leak, pricey

 I've used Seventh Generation daipers a few times and I have never been happy with them. They sag and and leak very quickly, they ALWAYS leak at night. I expected a more eco-friendly diaper coming from Seventh Generation but I was very dissappointed to find they are not biodegradable like many of their If other products. If you want an environmentally-friendly diapering system at a better price I would suggest you try cloth diapers or Nature Babycare.



Pros: Eco-friendly, no chlorine

Cons: None

These are a great eco-friendly diaper. I use these when i am not cloth diapering. They seem to hold the liquid in pretty well. No harsh chemicals up against your babies skin.


Pros: eco friendly

Cons: leak, rough

I used these one time and they are not my favorite. They are rough and they leaked every night that I used them...I thought I had them on wrong or something and I bought these because I couldnt use cloth for 3 months because we didn't have a washing machine...I prefer nature babycare over these.


Pros: Bio-degradable, latex free, chlorine free

Cons: Hard to find in stores

 I love these diapers as a good alternative to cloth while we are traveling.  Also the fact that they are latex free is the biggest plus, since we have a latex allergy!


These diapers are great in that you can find them at a lot of stores now a days so when you just need diapers you can probably find theses. They are not the greenest disposable out there nor are they the best on our little one's sensitive skin, but they are still much better than Pampers. We still buy these from time to time when we can't get something else.


Pros: chlorine free

Cons: not biodegradable, expensive

These are more expensive than Huggies and Pampers, so the value is not that great.  They are chlorine free and were the first diapers I tried on my oldest son that didn't break him out.  However, I ended up switching to Nature's Babycare diapers after realizing that 7th Gen was not biodgeradable....I had always thought they were. 


Pros: don't leak

Cons: are hard to find in regular grocery stores

These diapers really hold their own when it comes to leaks and I love that they are compostable, contain no bleach and are a great conversation peice when other mothers ask what brand is on my baby! 


Pros: Chlorine and mostly chemical free

Cons: Hard to find around here, pricey with out coupon

I cloth diaper both my kiddos, but always have a stash of these on hand for laundry day and baby sitters. They are the only chemical free diaper I have tried- only ones can find.  They are hard to find in my area, and they are on the pricey side (compared to chemically loaded store brands and such). Coupons can be gotten at the Seventh Generation web site which makes them more comparable price wise. I just wish they were biodegradable.


Pros: absorbent, convenient, less chemicals

Cons: non-renewable, expensive, hard to find

Great diapers all around.  Velcro works, diapers hold up with a very spirited crawling baby,  They absorb lots of liquid (very few "blowouts" experienced even during the dreaded "liquid poo" phase).  They might not be the greenest (no diapers at all, elimination communication training) but they are the best green version of standard disposable diapers out there.  They don't cover up the smell, but that's a sacrifice I can live with considering the perfume negation.  The company 7th Generation is fairly green overall, giving people high-quality versions of things you are already comfortable with but want available in lower-impact options.  Could be less expensive if more people used them (bulk pricing) but it's worth it.

Hard to find if you live in an eco-friendly region/neighborhood, so stock up when you can, and call ahead if you're going to buy more than 5 at a time.  Again, great product that works and is as green as disposable diapers can get.

Seventh Generation Diapers

Seventh Generation diapers are made of Chlorine-free wood pulp fluff, Sodium Polyacrylate (also referred to as SAP or absorbent gel), Polyolefin nonwoven fabric, Adhesives, Polyolefin film, Synthetic rubber elastic strands The color of disposable diapers is typically achieved through the addition of color pigments to their inner and outer cover materials. This is also true for Seventh Generation diapers. While most designs on the market use pigments that result in a white color, we use a combination of pigments that result in a light brown color. Without the addition of color pigments, these materials would be colorless, much like a plastic milk jug. We use brown pigments to help distinguish Seventh Generation Chlorine Free Diapers from others in the marketplace that are bleached with chlorine-containing substances.

SizeNewborn through Size 5 and Training Pants
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TypeFlushable or disposable
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