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4 Ways Disposable Wipes Are Causing Problems

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- 2129 days ago -
Chances are pretty high that you have a tub of disposable disinfecting wipes somewhere in your house. Maybe it's sitting on the toilet, skulking in the kitchen or waiting in the go bag you keep by the door so you always have some on hand.


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Roseann d (178)
Monday July 22, 2013, 4:56 pm
No, I can happily say, I do not. I don't buy Big Brand name products unless there is absolutely no other option. but I just use good ole vinegar to clean ...or lemon, sea salt, baking soda, hydrogen peroxide.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:27 am
Thanks 4 bringing awareness to these wipes. I myself don't use them but have friends who swear by them---so i bookmarked this 4 them!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:40 am
Thank you! Sometimes the obvious needs to be pointed out ~ appreciated!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 8:41 am

Thanks for this info Kelly!

Jamie Clemons (282)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 1:45 pm
I try to avoid them.

Debra Tate (17)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 3:29 pm
Don't use them, never have! Soap and water or bleach! That's it. Noted!


Connie O (45)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:32 pm

Sheila D (194)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 6:48 pm
I am hanging my head in shame because I do have some. Left over from two trips taken several yrs ago. Sorry, didn't even think - of course, never knew alot because I was one of those with my head in the sand. Making up for lost time here.

DaleLovesOttawa O (198)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 7:46 pm
Don't need to use these very often.

. (0)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 11:52 am
What are mothers to use instead of baby wipes? I am not an expert in this "area", I just would like to know of options.

Kelly R (303)
Thursday July 25, 2013, 7:56 pm
That is a valid question. I was thinking about a wash cloth and keeping it in an enclosed container. Not that it would smell, to keep it from getting things wet. Since you would wash it out when you were done.

Melania P (123)
Thursday August 1, 2013, 4:58 pm
I never use them, no one should....
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