by Kelli Martinelli
Leadville, Colorado has an alpine subarctic climate with cold winters, mild summers and minimal rainfall. It’s where educators Carrie, Cooper and their daughter, Hattie call home. Carrie, Cooper and Hattie will be welcoming a new addition to their family later this fall. They’re prepping their home and nurturing their gardens with home-grown compost that includes Hattie’s wet-only disposable inserts. They’ve kindly welcomed us in for a peek of their day-to-day in
Meet Carrie, Cooper and Hattie. See how they’re taking wet-only disposable inserts and turning them into valuable compost that they use to grow veggies, fruit and flowers.
We are always so pleased to welcome guest bloggers to join in the conversation. Thank you to Abby of Baby Bird’s Farm for reaching out to us. She’s been composting gDiapers disposable inserts (wet ones only) in her home compost and put together this nifty post for you all, because making dirt is so much nicer than making garbage. Please note that gDiapers did not pay for or sponsor this
by Kelli McKee
50 million disposable diapers hit the US landfills everyday. We’d like to change that. Let’s all agree to throw less away.
about the author Kelli McKee (also known as Kelli Martinelli) – Kelli has been with gDiapers since its infancy in 2006. She writes the gDiapers blog, email campaigns, web content, manages social media and customer service and supports
We’ll say it until the cows come home: the most earth-friendly way to dispose of your disposable inserts is by home composting (wet ones only).
Let’s make some dirt.
When you compost your yard debris, food scraps and wet disposable inserts (not the poopy ones), you’re keeping a lot of stuff out of the landfill. At the same time you’re creating