Start with a Good Diaper Pail
For the easiest cloth diaper washing
routine, start with a good diaper pail. We recommend a diaper pail
with a secure lid such as the
54-quart diaper pail we offer. The flip-top lid makes it easy to
open and close the pail with a dirty diaper in your hand.
CLOTH DIAPER LINGO: Dry Pail = no water
added, no soaking. Your pail will probably be quite wet with
urine, but you don't add extra water to a dry pail system.
CLOTH DIAPER LINGO: Deo Disk = deodorant
disk. A 2" round disk of heavy paper saturated with odor
absorbent oils. Fits in the lid of a diaper pail.
Remove Solid Waste. The best way to keep the
smell at a minimum is to remove as much waste from the diapers as
possible. This is not an issue with newborn babies and breastfed
Shake excess waste into the toilet and use a diaper
sprayer that attaches to your toilet to remove the rest. If you
don’t have a sprayer you can use a flat edged scraper to remove the
Wash Frequently. Wash at least every 3 or 4
Avoid Heat. Keep the diaper pail out of the
sun and away from heat sources.
Deo Disks & Diaper Pail Deodorizers. Use
diaper pail deodorizers such as Citrus
Circles deo-disks, which contain natural, scented citrus oils, or Diaper
Buddies, which deodorize diapers and add a laundry booster to your
Soaking diapers in a wet pail---that is, adding water to the
pail---is not necessary.
You can put the diaper covers in with the diapers, but be sure
to close hook and loop fasteners before putting them into the diaper
pail to avoid fibers collecting in the hooks. This not only keeps the
hook from holding tight to the loop but wears out your diapers faster
as it tears at the fabric.
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