Following on from Part 1 of our investigation into how washing at different temperatures affects the lifetime of a nappy, this part of the experiment looks at how clean nappies get when washed at different temperatures (as well as few extra questions besides!) so we can get to the bottom of which washing temperature … Continue reading The Temperature Question: Which washing temperature is really best? (Part 2)
Since the Nappy Science Gang project started, our volunteers have asked hundred of questions in our facebook group. We have also invited a number of experts from all sorts of different disciplines to have live online chats with us and enlighten us with some of their knowledge. And this is the result: a document where … Continue reading Expert answers to common nappy washing questions
Over the last week, the Nappy Science Gang have been voting for the 3 main questions they're going to answer. Drumroll please......the winners are.... 1) What's the best thing to wash cloth nappies with (Bio detergent /non-bio detergent / liquid / powder/ eco eggs/ soapnuts)? 2) Is 'strip-washing' cloth nappies necessary? If so, what is … Continue reading We’ve chosen our questions!
One of the questions that's come up so far is what causes a mysterious pinkish tinge/stain? Several cloth nappies uses have found nappies or reusable wipes developing a pinkish stain or tinge. We've ruled out mixed wash accidents, calpol or anything else obvious like kids having eaten beetroot. It seems to appear AFTER washing, rather … Continue reading The pinkish tinge mystery