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Old 03-16-2009, 02:14 PM   #1
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From the Huggies Website
http://www.littleswimmers.com/na/general/faq.asp#q7
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Originally Posted by Huggies Website
Are HUGGIES® LITTLE SWIMMERS® swimpants biodegradable?

No more or less so than disposable diapers. In modern landfills, most materials, including food and yard waste, degrade very slowly, if at all, due to the absence of air, moisture and sunlight. Disposable diapers make up less than 2 percent of landfills, compared to 40 percent for paper (e.g. old newspapers, office waste).
First of all, what's their citing? Secondly, if that's true, what they don't tell you is that that 40% of paper has a higher turn over rate and doesn't take 10 million years to break down.

Also, that 2% effectively helps prevent the breakdown of the 40% organics.

I can't believe people really believe this crap.

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Old 03-16-2009, 02:15 PM   #2
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opps dupe post, could a mod please delete this thread? Thanks.
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