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    Default The great "flush or bin?" debate...

    Ms lambjam,

    Thank you for your email regarding disposable nappies in rubbish bins.

    There is no legal requirement to rid nappies of waste before placing into the rubbish bin. You may choose to do so, or to place the nappy into a plastic bag to help reduce the odour in your bin.

    No nappies are permitted to be disposed of in the recycling bin.

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    Haha yes, I thought so. I have heard it a lot, including on cloth nappy sales websites. Me thinks somebody got confused with nappy poo and clinical waste!

    I personally shudder at the thought of poo/wee/menstrual blood etc sitting in bins and landfill but it's not illegal at all

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    Default The great "flush or bin?" debate...

    I use cloth and still bin the poo. DS doesn't always do ones that "roll" off into the toilet. Thanks for clearing this up Lambjam.

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    It depends on the council though I think. I'm sure I've read of one or two that say not to bin it. But most of them say it's ok. It's just gross that's all!

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    Completely off topic, but Ms lambjam, your monthly tip is overdue.


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    Default Re: The great "flush or bin?" debate...

    This thread needs to be made sticky. Finally, a BH debate that can be put to rest.

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    Default The great "flush or bin?" debate...

    Oh my! I've been on my iPad and completely forgot about the tip...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benji View Post
    I personally shudder at the thought of poo/wee/menstrual blood etc sitting in bins and landfill
    Should not have read this whilst eating breakfast

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    Quote Originally Posted by London View Post
    Should not have read this whilst eating breakfast
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    nope, no way would i tip the crap down the loo before putting it in the bin. defeats the purpose of using disposables. lol. my mother in law did try to tip ds's poo down the toilet and the poo dropped out of the nappy and before she knew it, she had stood in it. LOL.


 

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