Cutie Poops & Bottoms Window Display Illustrates Impact of Cloth vs Disposable

Cutie Poops And Bottoms Display

Cloth vs Disposable, an eye opening comparison of the two Eco Sprout retailer Cutie Poops and Bottoms is showing locals the difference cloth diapers make in your baby's carbon footprint.  This eye catching window display in Orland Park, IL illustrates the difference in cost between a stash of 24 cloth diapers, and the 3800 disposables which are spilling over and dwarfing the cloth. The display points out that a sustainable footprint is 4.5 acres per person, while the average American footprint is 24 acres. We hope some families see this display and decide to reduce their child's footprint … [Read more...]

Getting Started with Cloth Diapers – Advice from an Experienced Mom

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This post goes out to all of you who are considering cloth diapering, beginning your cloth diapering journey, or even still on the fence about cloth diapering. Here's a little secret for you... it doesn't have to be hard, stressful or overwhelming. It can actually be quite easy and dare I say it, fun! Yes, cloth diapering your little one can be a lot of fun. Let's say you're on the fence about cloth diapering. Maybe someone, somewhere along the line has told you how hard it's going to be or how gross it is. When I first told my family I was going to cloth diaper, they thought I was talking … [Read more...]

4 Common Cloth Diapering Stumbling Blocks (No One Warned You About)

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I have absolutely no regrets about our choice to cloth diaper our son.  I started out with simplicity and cost savings in mind, using flats and prefolds, but switched to using all-in-ones (AIOs) and all-in-twos (AI2s) around my son’s first birthday (it was easier with a squirmy baby).  Twenty-two months in, I’m ready for my son to begin potty training, and I’ve a whole lot of cloth diapering insight under my belt. Whatever your reasons for cloth diapering, there is always a little bit of apprehension with that first and second cloth diaper change.  I remember being extremely … [Read more...]

Eco Sprout is Sponsoring Kelly’s Closet’s 13 Year Anniversary Giveaway

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Eco Sprout retailer Kelly's Closet is celebrating 13 years of serving the cloth diaper community. To celebrate this great milestone, they are having a great giveaway, and we're sponsoringwith a 24/48 bag of Eco Sprout and a Coconut Stick. Go enter this great giveaway and congratulate them on 13 years in business! … [Read more...]

What to Do When a Breastfeeding Problem Suddenly Arises

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What to Do When a Breastfeeding Problem Suddenly Arises Sometimes, nursing challenges can appear out of the blue, when everything has been going great. You and baby may have had an adjustment period at the beginning, but then it was smooth sailing. Or perhaps things were fine from day one. And now, all of a sudden, your baby is fussy while feeding. Or maybe you're having some unexplained pain. And dare I mention the dreaded “nursing strike,” which is when an infant just decides to stop drinking your milk for no apparent reason? Here's how to troubleshoot the challenges that take … [Read more...]

We’re Giving Away EcoSprout Detergent & Bottom Balm+ at Change-Diapers

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EcoSprout is happy to be sponsoring a giveaway at the Change-Diapers blog for a 24/48 load bag of EcoSprout detergent, and a stick of Bottom Balm+ at the Change-Diapers blog. You can enter to win this prize, along with many other prizes in Change-Diapers' blog bash giveaway. … [Read more...]

Win Hundreds of Dollars in Prizes and Eco Sprout Soap! Ends 11/10/13

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Binky D Diapers and Max and Meena Fan celebration and giveaway!! November 3rd through November 10th, 2013. From Binky D & Max and Meena: We would like to thank all of our amazing fans for helping us reach our goal. Over the years Max&Meena has evolved from handmade crayons to cloth diaper and clothing. Binky D Diapers is brought to you by two Mama's who love to make hybrid fitted cloth diapers. Ashley is known for her awesome applique groups and fully custom designed diapers. Along with our daytime hybrid fitted, we offer night time solutions consisting of Nigh D Nights and … [Read more...]

EcoSprout Weekly Eco Giveaway – Win Pail Freshener & Bottom Balm

Don't have time to wash your diapers but afraid of what's taking place in your pail?...just shake a little (or a lot, diapers in, or not) and 'Breathe...again.' 'Breathe...again' is a pail freshener designed to balance out the ph of your diaper pail. As the urea in your diapers converts to ammonia, 'Breathe...again' helps in neutralizing it naturally while leaving behind a yummy scent. 'Breathe...again' will not adversely effect your current wash routine...only improve it! A generous Net Wt. of 12oz! Our Bottom Balm+ is great for more than just your little one's bottom! It's also … [Read more...]

EcoSprout Weekly Eco Giveaway – Win a 24/48 Load Bag of EcoSprout Detergent

Eco Sprout Detergent is an eco-friendly, all natural detergent that's great for your entire family, and SAFE for cloth diapers & sensitive skin. It will clean and disinfect your diapers while rinsing clean. No more battling with eye-watering ammonia smells, as Eco Sprout dramatically helps neutralize the odor. Comes in 4 different sizes: 96 oz bag: 96 to 192 loads* $24.95 48 oz bag: 48 to 96 loads* $13.95 24 oz bag: 24 to 48 loads* $7.95 4 oz sample bag: 4 to 8 loads* $2.95 *Our detergent is safe for all water types and is designed to work with both HE and conventional … [Read more...]

Introducing the EcoSprout Coconut Stick

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Did you miss our announcement? We unveiled EcoSprout's The Coconut Stick. Coconut oil has been used for thousands of years to heal and nourish skin. Many moisturizers contain a lot of water and petroleum-based ingredients that can suffocate the skin, while coconut oil provides deep real moisture. Our stick makes applying coconut oil very easy and portable! The Coconut Stick is made with 100% organic, unrefined virgin coconut oil blended with beeswax and Vitamin E oil. A convenient way to use coconut oil, one of nature's miracles! The Coconut Stick can be used for: Bug bites and … [Read more...]