So what is a hybrid diaper? Where did it come from? One that comes with a cord so it can be plugged in to re-charge at night? Ha. No, silly. But that would make a pretty fun DIY project for you savvy seamstresses (and electricians).
gDiapers are the original hybrid diaper. They were invented by an innovative mum in Tasmania. She wanted to create a diaper that was better for babies and better for the planet. So she designed a diaper cover that could accommodate two insert options: one flushable and biodegradable* insert and one washable, reusable insert. Voila. A hybrid diaper. The best of both worlds. Down under they were called Eenee Weenee. Then the enterprising couple, Jason and Kim Graham-Nye, happened upon these revolutionary hybrid diapers at a local baby show in Sydney. And thank goodness they did. Because now, due to their branding and distribution efforts, gDiapers have established the first new diaper option to come along in 40 years.
Isn’t it nice to know that just when we think we don’t have any options, it turns out, we totally do. We just sometimes have to give it a new name. In this case, it was hybrid diapers.
*disposable inserts are biodegradable in home composts per ASTM standards by a third party independent lab (wet ones only please). Nothing truly biodegrades in a landfill. But gDiapers give you 3 options for disposal. Flush, compost or toss. The choice is yours.