BABY WIPES CATEGORY
The Australian Non-Toxic Awards winner’s rosettes are a sign of total assurance that a product is safe, of the highest quality, is recommended and can be trusted. These products have been fully researched, scrutinised, tried and tested by experts and shown to be the best of the best in non-toxic ingredients and materials. The products are also ethically produced, kind to the planet and give back to the community.
A baby’s skin is thinner, more fragile and more sensitive to irritation triggers. It is therefore really important to choose the products you put on your baby’s skin carefully.
Below are the amazing top 5 products in the Baby Wipe Category.
GOLD & PEOPLE’S CHOICE: Joonya Eco Wipes – Stylish, Non-Toxic & Biodegradable
SILVER: JAK ORGANICS AQUA Wipes – 99.9% Purified Water
BRONZE: Petit Kiddo Liniment Baby Bum Cleanser – 3 in 1.
FINALIST: JAK ORGANICS BABY Wipes – Cleansing Barrier Wipes
FINALIST: Lovekins Natural Baby Wipes
*Disclaimer: Disposable Baby Wipes are never going to be as good for the environment as reusable baby wipes, no matter how biodegradable they are.
Biodegradability is important – baby wipes which are made of biodegradable materials will break down faster than ones which aren’t. Unfortunately, landfill is an environment with no light and air; without this, even a highly biodegradable wipe’s decomposition is extremely slow. Landfill sites are getting better in their circulation but the sad truth is that disposable wipes aren’t ever good for the environment, they can just be less bad. Compostable wipes must be composted in industrial facilities and not the home compost due to the contamination with faecal matter that a wipe gathers. Your ability to do this depends on the services in your local area.
Cradle to Grave impact: Disposable wipes can have a large negative environmental impact during aspects of its whole life cycle; from the raw materials if they are not sustainable, to the manufacture if they don’t recycle water and solvent, to their disposal in landfill.
All disposable wipes are wrapped in soft plastic packages. The hard clip top lids can be recycled.