By Kathleen Guthrie Woods
A friend posted this article (you don’t need to read it) on Facebook about the huge environmental impact of using disposable diapers. Stats indicate that the average baby will use 6,500-10,000 diapers, and in the United States that translates to 7.6 billion pounds of nonbiodegradable garbage a year!
The point of the article is to encourage parents to use cloth diapers, and the photo below was included…
…and it got me thinking…shouldn’t there be a third display, the one representing childfree people that is sparkling clean and empty?
Kathleen Guthrie Woods is a Northern California–based freelance writer. She is wrapping up her memoir about being a temporary single mommy and how it helped her come to terms with being childfree.