Bulk nappies in Australia-{Review of 4 Eco Nappies Brands}

Eco nappies

0.00
8.2

Expense

7.0/10

Overall quality

9.5/10

Sizing

8.0/10

Pros

  • Less chemicals
  • Potentially more sustainable
  • Good quality nappies

Cons

  • Quite expensive
  • Bio degradable doesn't mean compostable
  • Nappies have to be depost correctly to break down quicker

Are you interested in purchasing nappies in bulk? There are online options for you to buy bulk nappies in Australia and safe yourself some money. If you are interested in Eco nappies and buying them in bulk, then this article is for you.

Lately, I have become more aware of my environment, and I try to make small changes to become more sustainable. 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 this journey is checking out ‘Eco nappies’. I use reusable nappies for my 12-month-old baby on daytime, but at night I still use disposable nappies. At this stage, I use Rascal Friends Nappies which I love, they are genuinely great, and I couldn’t say anything bad about Rascal+Friends except that it is not the most sustainable choice. Therefore I  like to try out some Eco Nappies to potentially make the change to biodegradable nappies for night time moving forwards. Of course, the requirement is that this nappy has to be super leak proof.

I never used eco nappies and was wondering if it would be one of those products what sounds excellent but have low results such as leaks (something we don’t want). I decided to try four different brands and share my experience today with you. So I ordered four trial packs, (2 nappies per brands) and tested them on my 12-month-old baby (10kilo). Do Eco nappies deliver and is it word purchasing bulk nappies in Australia to safe your self a dollar? First of all, what are Eco nappies?

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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.


My review on Moltex- 
I did find this nappy not generous in size at all. Especially considering my babies’ weight is not on the top end of the weight scale of this size nappy. Also, the nappy didn’t feel extremely comfy, saying that it did do the job. We didn’t have leaks, and the nappy was heavily in weight in the morning and no marks on babies skin. However, Moltex is okay in my experience; it would not be my top choice.

Noopii Eco luxe nappies toddler bulk 9-14 kilo


We tried out Noopii Eco nappies on miss one year old, and we like to our experience with you here. Please find the details of Noopii Econ Nappie underneath.

  • Noopii nappies are unisex

    Bulk Nappies in Australia- Pack of Noopii Eco Nappies
    Bulk Nappies in Australia- Pack of Noopii Eco Nappies

  • Dermatologic tested
  • Breathable and lightweight
  • Food safe ink is only.
  • 12 hours of leak protection
  • Recyclable packaging
  • Back is made from a cotton mix
  • The nappies are free from chemicals, fragrance and chlorine
  • Flexible leg cuffs and waistband for babies comfort
  • Manuka hydrosol is in the nappy which have antibacterial properties
  • In New Zealand, Nooppi is accredited for integrity and excellence
  • 9-14 kilo
  • Bulk 8 pack of 18 total 144 nappies
  • $106.95 –$0.74 Nappy

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.


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!

Muumi Baby 7-14 Kilo


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

  • BPA free

    Bulk Nappies in Australia-Pack of Muumi Eco nappies
    Bulk Nappies in Australia-Pack of Muumi Eco nappies

  • PVC, antioxidants or latex
  • Made in Finland
  • Free from perfumes, lotions and phthalates
  • Chlorine-free, BPA free
  • Free from Pvc, latex and antioxidants.
  • Muumi nappies are made in Finland
  • Finish asthma and allergy certified
  • Ecolabel with Nordic Swan
  • Packaging is biodegradable
  • Double leak guards around the legs.
  • Super absorbance with natural material to keep your baby dry and comfortable
  • Super soft for babies’ skin
  • 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.

 

 

Conclusion of our trialled nappies, which one is our favourite?


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 option with $0.99 ct per nappy, and I did find the nappies reasonably tight, especially imaging this nappy is suitable for the weight rang up till 18 kilos.

The other three nappies in the same weight range work out pretty much the same ranging between $0.70-$0.75. My personal preference would be Noopii nappy. They were super soft and luxurious to feel, and they were kind and generous in size what I love.

So the other question to answer is, Is buying bulk nappies in Australia word while? A minus point for Noopi is there bulk discount from less than $5,- is not very impressive to me. And Bamboo Nature’s gives your better deal with a discount with just over $20,- when buying bulk(on the time of my review). The other two brands give 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 wile to make the change from $0.39 Rascal+Friends nappies to eco nappies? I am super satisfied with the performance of Rascal + Friends nappies, and the reason why I was interested in Eco nappies was to improve my choice to be more sustainable.

Making the swop to Eco nappies, means I almost double the price I am paying for my current nappy, that is quite significant, is it world while?

We have to look at the big picture to make a judgment of the eco nappies are that much of a greener choice. If non or far fewer chemicals are used, it is more sustainable for our environment and helps to minimize exposure to chemicals for baby.

The thing is that it all comes down how the nappy gets disposed of as well. If the nappy is more sustainable but not compostable and up in the regular bin it still and up on landfill next to your regular nappy not breaking down much quicker.
If you choose a fully compostable nappy and have a compostable service in your city you can use, or you can facilitate a compost system at your property to compost your nappies,  you are on a win.

But only buying an expensive Eco nappy and chucking them in the bin after use might not be as beneficial as you think and you might think twice of it word your money. If you want to compost your nappies, remember that

biodegradable doesn’t automatically mean it is compostable.

So there you go, something to consider and think about 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 invest in reusable nappies, the most beneficial option for your wallet and environment and they look super cute on babies bum too.

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

Jude

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2 thoughts on “Bulk nappies in Australia-{Review of 4 Eco Nappies Brands}”

  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

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