Most wet wipes on the market are made of mixtures of cellulose fibers and may be held together with a binder. The Guidance Document by the INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, states that, “the fabrics are often plain but can also be patterned via hydro-entanglement treatment or mechanical embossing. The lotions used on flushable wipes are high water content solutions or emulsions. For the purpose of this example, it is assumed the wipes under consideration are made up of a blend of pulp and rayon fibers, and the fibers are held together with a binder.” And when you think of the organic wipes you want them to be made out of wood pulp and dispersible materials!
These organic wipes are good for the environment and good for you and your loved ones. Made from 98% renewable resources, compostable, and biodegradable, they are an eco-friendly choice that’s good for the environment. And because Swipes are made with pure water, soothing fibers, and absolutely no alcohol or chemicals, they’re just as good for you.
Aside from choosing to use cloth diapers, Thirsties Organic Cloth Wipes may possibly be the best investment you can make. The average household will spend over $500 on disposable wipes from birth to potty. In comparison, the average cloth diaper family spends $75 or less on reusable cloth wipes. In addition, cloth wipes are simple to use and can be tossed into your cloth diaper laundry.