09 Nov '11, 9pm

Huggies to Sponsor Diaper Composting Abroad

Huggies to Sponsor Diaper Composting Abroad

Kimberly-Clark, maker of the iconic Huggies-brand diapers, has announced it will sponsor diaper composting facilities in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and mainland Europe. Photo: Flickr/miguelb Disposable diapers are a modern convenience for busy moms and dads, but they create an enormous amount of waste – 3.8 million diapers a year in the U.S. alone, according to the EPA’s latest figures . But Kimberly-Clark , maker of health and hygiene products, is looking to find a more environmentally responsible way to dispose of its iconic Huggies-brand diapers, announcing yesterday that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with a New Zealand company that plans to build diaper composting facilities in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and mainland Europe over the next 18 months. Under the agreement, Kimberly-Clark will have the first right of refusal to s...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 08 Nov '11, 8pm

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