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Bulk nappies in Australia-{Review 2020}

Various Eco nappies

Various
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Expense

6.5/10

Overall quality

9.5/10

Sizing

8.0/10

Pros

  • Less chemicals
  • Potentially more sustainable
  • Good quality nappies

Cons

  • Quite expensive
  • Not all eco nappies are compostable
  • Misconception about sustainability regarding disposing nappies

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Are you interested in buying bulk nappies in Australia? There are online options for you to buy bulk nappies in Australia and save yourself some dollars. If you are interested in Eco nappies and buying them in bulk, read along to learn more about Eco nappies and the 4 eco nappies brands we trialing out.

Lately, I have become more aware of my environment, and I try to make more sustainable choices. Even though they are baby steps, every step is one, and I feel good making them. I enjoy my journey and sharing it with you.

So the next step in my journey is checking out ‘Eco nappies’. we use reusable nappies for my 12-month-old baby on daytime which is the most sustainable choice of using nappies, but at night I still use disposable nappies as we had too many issues with night time leaks.

Why trying Eco nappies?

At this stage, we use Rascal Friends Nappies which I love, they are genuinely great, and I couldn’t say anything bad about Rascal+Friends and they are promoting no nasties in their nappies. However, I like to try out eco nappies where the complete focus is to use as less as possible synthetic materials like plastic and chemicals and find out-the performance.

We like to try out Eco Nappies and moving forwards we potentially make the change to biodegradable nappies for night time. Of course, the requirement is that this nappy has to be super leak-proof and the nappy need to have great wicking properties to move moisture away from the service to ensure babies’ skin stay dry.

We never used eco nappies before and wondered of it would be one of those products what sounds excellent but have low results such as leaks and poor performance (something we definitely don’t want).

We have trialed four different eco nappy brands and we share our experience today with you. We ordered four trial packs, (2 nappies per brands) and tested them on my 12-month-old baby (10kilo).

So let’s find out how eco nappies perform and of it word purchasing in bulk to save your self a dollar. First of all, what are Eco nappies?

What are Eco Nappies?

Eco nappies are nappies who suppose to break down quicker than regular disposable nappies, and therefore Eco nappies would be a more sustainable choice. However, this would only be true if disposed of correctly as the nappy won’t break down quickly when disposed of in an ordinary bin and ending up in the landfill. A biodegradable nappie doesn’t mean it is automatically a compostable nappy.

There is always the option to compost used nappies at your own property if you have the facilities to do so. The other option is using city composting facilities if they are available in your city. You can only use this option when there is a compostable logo on the nappy though.

Eco nappies suppose to be made more natural, and by using Eco nappies, you will potentially expose your baby to fewer chemicals and other toxic substances. However, it is not said that the nappy is 100 % free of chemicals. Check per nappy what they what their standards are.

I think when choosing an Eco nappy, we try to make a greener choice for our baby and our environment. To ensure you reach your personal goals, ensure to check how your nappies details and how to best dispose of them. After all, Eco nappies are not your cheapest option, so I think we like to see the benefits of our efforts after all.

In this review, I like to check 4 Eco nappy brands and will share my experience of the performance of the nappies with you.

Moltex Eco Nappies Maxi 7-18kgs – Bulk

We tried out Moltex 7-18 kilo. Please find an overview with details about Moltex Eco nappies underneath:

  • There are no lotions bleaching or perfumes used.Bulk Nappies in Australia-Pack of Eco Moltex Nappies
  • Moltex is chlorine-free
  • Moltex is50% biodegradable materials
  • The back of the nappy is breathable and
  •  Soft top layer made from 40% renewable materials
  • The inside of the nappy is from time from 100% certified sustainable sources
  • The packing is compostable
  • Dermatologically tested & approved
  • The nappies are tested independently
  • bulk buy five packs of 30 nappies-150 nappies
  • $138.95-$0.99 ct Per nappy

Moltex eco nappies are recommended for children suffering from eczema or have sensitive skin.

Noopii Eco luxe nappies toddler bulk 9-14 kilo

Bulk nappies in Australia-Package of Noopii Eco nappies
Bulk nappies in Australia-Package of Noopii Eco nappies
  • Noopii nappies are unisex
  • Dermatologic tested
  • Breathable and lightweight
  • 12 hours of leak protection
  • Safe ink used only
  • Free from fragrance, chlorine and chemicals
  • Back of nappy is made from a cotton mix
  • Flexible leg cuffs and waistband for babies comfort
  • Manuka hydrosol is in used to serve antibacterial purposes
  • In New Zealand, Nooppi is accredited for integrity and excellence
  • Suitable for 9-14 kilo
  • Price: $106.95 and $0.74 per nappy
  • Bulk 8 pack of 18 total 144 nappies

We tried out Noopii Eco nappy on our little girl and we were delighted with this luxurious nappy….


No wonder Noopii eco nappies have named
the luxe because they most definitely are. They are so soft and comfy to feel, and they are generously sized, which I like. We didn’t have any leaks or marks, and I was very impressed with this nappies. We love Noopii Nappies!

The brand Noopii support several sustainable programs. For every pack of nappies sold, one tree is planted through a particular program. Other programs they support are wildlife recovery programmes and maternal and fetal health programmes.

 

“Did you know that you can purchase trial packs of two eco nappies to try out and find out which one is perfect for you baby”? (The price is including postage).

Muumi Baby 7-14 Kilo

We also tried Muumi baby 7- 14 kilos. Please find the details of Muumi baby nappies underneath.

Bulk Nappies in Australia-Pack of Muumi Eco nappies
Bulk Nappies in Australia-Pack of Muumi Eco nappies
  • BPA free
  • PVC, antioxidants or latex-free
  • Made in Finland
  • Free from perfumes, lotions and phthalates
  • Chlorine-free, BPA free
  • Finish asthma and allergy certified
  • Double leak guards around the legs
  • Super soft for babies’ skin
  • Super absorbance with natural material to keep your baby dry and comfortable
  • Ecolabel with Nordic Swan
  • Packaging is biodegradable
  • Weight range from 8-14 kilo
  • Bulk offer three packs of 46 nappies-carton of 138 nappies
  • $99,95-$0.72 ct per nappy

Muumi nappies are manufactured in Finland by a family-owned company. The family are making this nappies for over 35 years. Nordic Swan Eco Label gives a guarantee that Muumi Nappies are a more sustainable choice than regular nappies.

We tried out Muumi nappies, and also these eco nappies have kept my bubs bum dry, no leaks in the morning which is excellent. I do find the size not overly generous again, but I suppose I must be spoiled with my Rascal+Friends nappies who have a very high waste what I love.

Bambo Nature 5-9 Kilo

(Unfortunately, I had size three instead of size 4 to try Bambo nature out, but we will still test Bamboo nature, and I have been reading great things about the brand. We will take in consideration that this size is on the small side of our trial baby) We include the price for both size 3 and 4 to get a good compersion for the cost of nappies from the similar size we would initially use.

Please find an overview of the details for Bambo Nature nappies 5-9 Kilo’s

Bulk nappies in Australia-Pack of bambo Nature Eco nappies
Bulk nappies in Australia-Pack of bambo Nature Eco nappies
  • maximum absorbency
  • the liquid is absorbed immediately and doesn’t sit against the skin
  • barriers to prevent leaks
  • super absorbent to maximize dryness and comfort for babies’ skin
  • perfect airflow to reduce skin irritation and optimal comfort
  • Elastic along the back for a secure fit
  • slim design, not bulky
  • free from perfumes and lotions
  • packing is recyclable
  • FCS wood pulp is used for this nappy
  • tested with excellent results by dermatological research for skin-friendliness
  • 100% chlorine-free
  • no latex, PVC, TBT or antioxidants
  • free from phthalates
  • awarded the Nordic Swan Eco-Label
  • size 3-6 pack of 33 nappies – carton of 198 nappies
  • weight 5-9 kilo
  • price $127.95 -$0.64 per nappy
  • size 4- 6 packs of 30 nappies – package of 180 nappies
  • Weight 7-18 Kilo
  • price $ 132.95 $0.73 ct per nappy

We tried out Bambo nature even though we should have the next size up, with did try the nappies out regardless. The size was okay; I also think though I would have had the next size up the nappies would not have been as generous sized as the Noopii.

The nappies have a cute bear on the bum, and they kept my bub dry overnight with no leak and a very heavy nappy in the morning. Bambo Nature is okay for us and a slim design for people who prefer a slimmer nappy. I am quite impressed with the eco nappies, and they have beat my expectations thus far.

 

Final thoughts on Eco nappies

Eco nappiest have impressed me, I was not sure what to expect, but they all performed and are good quilty nappies. The Moltex works out as the most expensive nappy with $0.99 ct per nappy, and I did find the nappies reasonably tight, especially as this nappy is suitable for the weight rang up till 18 kilos and my test baby was 10 kilo.

The other three nappies in the same weight range work out pretty much the same ranging between $0.70-$0.75. My personal preference are Noopii nappy. They were super soft and luxurious to feel, and they were generous in size, which I love. However, a minus point for Noopi is their bulk discount is not very impressive at less than $5,-.

Bamboo Nature’s, on the other hand, gives you a better deal when you purchase in bulk with a discount just over $20,-(on the time of my review). The other two brands, Muumi and Moltex give you approx 10,- discount if you purchase volume compared to individuals packs. (The price per brand in this review is already including the discounts).

If you buy bulk and spend over $100,-, free shipping applies but only to the following:

  • Melbourne and all of Victoria;
  • Hobart and all of Tasmania;
  • Sydney, Gosford, Wollongong & Newcastle;
  • Adelaide;
  • Canberra and the ACT; and
  • Brisbane

For the other area’s in Australia, a subsidized delivery fee may apply for delivery. The fee is depending on weight.

So is it word while to make the change from regular disposable nappies to eco nappies? Well, it all depends on your personal opinion, circumstances and preference. I am super satisfied with the performance of Rascal + Friends nappies, and they also promise to be nasty free. The main reason why I am interested in trying eco nappies is to find out how the Eco nappies perform, and I potentially replace my current night nappies with a more sustainable choice.

If you would choose to use eco nappies for the reason to be more sustainable, just be aware that the eco nappies will still take a longer period of time to break down if sitting in regular landfill’

If you can get a hand on compostable nappies in Australia and have a compostable service in your city you could contact them if you can depose the nappies there. But unfortunately, at this stage, there are no certified compostable nappies available in Australia just yet. However, watch this space as we busy researching compostable nappies in Australia so this might change soon.

So there you go, just buying Eco nappy not automatically mean it perhaps as sustainable as you may have hoped, however, less plastic and chemicals are used which is a great bonus for baby and enviroment no matter what. Still, it is word thinking about how your nappy is going to be disposed of as this is a crucial part of the sustainable value. If the nappy end up in regular landfill, it may still take a longer period of time to break down. If you would consider composting your own nappies, be aware that biodegradable doesn’t automatically mean it is compostable.

Some food for the brains before you make the swop to Eco nappies. If Eco nappies might not be for you, but you still want to make a more sustainable choice, you can always consider reusable nappies, the most beneficial option for your wallet and environment and they look super cute on babies bum too. Soon we will be posting more information on compostable nappies in Australia, so stay tuned.

Thanks for reading, I hope this information was helpful for you, and please leave any comments below if you like to share your thoughts or experience on Eco nappies, we love to hear from you.

Jude

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2 thoughts on “Bulk nappies in Australia-{Review 2020}”

  1. Thank you so very much for your review of these 4 Nappies. For any new parent, it is very important that we have the best interest for your little one’s well being, and skincare. We must all take the time to help our environment any way we can to save our great earth for our children to enjoy when they grow up.

      I currently have a 2 week old, and my wife and I have been talking about either going to cloth nappies or Eco Nappies. If we do cloth diapers we can be them ourselves, and we will not have to throw any nappies in the garbage. If we decide to go with Eco Nappies we can have the peace of mind that we are doing our part to have something that will break down in our compost helping to fertilize our garden as well. 

      I will try a couple of the one’s you reviewed to see how they fit. One of the most important aspects we will take into consideration is the wetness is pulled away from the skin to prevent any breakdown in the skin. Thank you for the great review.

    Kevin

    Reply
    • Hi Kevin, first of all, congratulations on your newborn child, I hope everything is going well. Good on you for making such mindful discussions in choosing nappies for you jew born baby. and yes, your point for the performance of dry skin is very valid. I just let you know that there are trial packs available if you are interested to try out a few different ones for your bub. 

      I wish you great health and happiness for you and your family.

      Best wishes.

      Jude

      Reply

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