There can be a lot of questions when buying wipes for your baby or older kids, and sustainability is often at the top of our minds. Most wipes are not biodegradable, which can lead to wipes crowding landfills for 100+ years! Yipes! wipes are biodegradable, compostable, and plastic-free. and we’re here to break down all of the information you need when looking to purchase wipes for your family and kids.
What are biodegradable wipes?
The goal with biodegradable baby and kids wipes is to create a product that can be broken down into smaller parts over time via natural processes including light and microorganisms. Otherwise, wipes can crowd landfills and aren’t the most sustainable choice. Yipes! wipes are biodegradable and designed to break down over time.
How do I know if wipes are compostable?
Compostable wipes are made of materials that break down into non-toxic components that won’t harm the planet. Look for baby wipes and kids wipes that say compostable on the packaging. Yipes! wipes are made of plant cellulose materials that are compostable, making them a better choice for the planet.
How can I make sure wipes are plastic free?
Many baby wipes and kids wipes are made with microplastics that can end up polluting things like our oceans and landfills. It’s important to look for wipes that are made with naturally derived plant-based materials like cellulose. Yipes! wipes are plastic free wipes for kids made with plant-based cellulose.
Can I flush baby and kids wipes?
Just say no to flushing wipes down the toilet. Flushing wipes can clog drains and pipes and aren’t good for municipal and city water systems. Make sure to dispose of baby and kids wipes properly. Remember, to save your pipes, don’t flush wipes.