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3 billion disposable nappies thrown away each year
Disposables take over 300 years to decompose
Disposables account for 2-3% of all household waste
400,000 tonnes of waste caused every year
The UK throws away nearly 3,000,000,000 disposable nappies a year, costing local authorities over £60 million per annum for disposal, all of which will go through household waste streams which means either incineration or landfill where they can take more than 300 years to break down. Disposable nappies are one of the biggest contributors to single-use plastic waste, the worst cause of contamination in recycling and cost councils and parents too much money whilst damaging the environment.
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