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The Manufacture of Disposable Nappies
March 10, 2020

The Manufacture of Disposable Nappies

While doing some research about reusable cloth nappies, I came across this video about the manufacture of disposable nappies. It is a “how it’s made” style older video from 2011 by the National Geographic. The commentator in this video almost seems in awe about the process involved and he seems to admire how well the sodium polyacrylate works. Very little mention of the rather than the massive negative aspects of disposable nappies, and no mention of the fact that they will be in landfill for up to 500 years. I guess that’s a sign of the times, and how much more aware we are now than we were even just a decade ago...

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