Wash Routine Examples
Once a Week
While many brands recommend washing every 2-3 days for optimal cleaning, it’s not always practical for parents. Many cloth diaper families around the world find alternative wash routines that work for them.
These wash routine examples were collected from parents across social media. I welcome you to share your cloth diaper story with me. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or simply share your story in the comment section.
I dont think there is a right way cloth diaper because we all find strategies that are uniquely sustainable. While some techniques can be more advantageous for the long-term well-being of textiles and diapers, others are important to acknowledge so that any family who wants to cloth diaper, can cloth diaper and feel good doing so.
Cloth Diaper Mom
- prewash hot with 1/4c of powdered Roma detergent with an extra rinse (regular load size setting)
- main wash cool with 1/2c powdered Roma detergent and an extra rinse
- a quick rinse cycle on hot again
- everything goes right in the dryer on low until dry
Cloth Diaper Mom
My wash routine is two back to back heavy duty cycles in our top loader with hot water. Half a scoop of tide powder in the first load, full scoop in the second.
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