Best Organic Diapers- Top Six Green Disposable Diaper Reviews

February 15, 2020

Deciding which diaper to buy is a decision that as a parent I used to agonize over. With so many different types of diapers on the market, finding the right diaper was very difficult. But someone once told me that what you choose for your child reflects what’s important to you. Keeping this in mind, I have certain key factors in this regard. I look for gentleness, absorbency, low cost, organic diapers having less of a footprint on the planet. Most importantly, I choose products that have fewer chemicals and are safe for my baby. And finally it depends on whether or not it works for my baby specifically.

The two most popular diaper options currently available are cloth diapers and disposable diapers. Cloth diapers are earth friendly, gentle on baby’s delicate skin, and cost-effective. However, the only downside to this type of diaper is that it is often not mommy-friendly. Especially when travelling or on the move. You need to wash them often or change the insert before reuse. This is not convenient when you don’t have a nappy laundry nearby.

Disposable diapers, on the other hand, are the first choice for me. That’s because they provide superior performance, are convenient and chosen well. Moreover, they can be ultra-gentle on the baby’s skin. Luckily, there are some great Eco-friendly and organic options out there.

Here are the top six green disposable organic diapers available today.



Reviews of Top 6 Disposable Organic Diapers


1. Andy Pandy Diapers



These are the best organic diapers I have tried. They might not look extra cute and while they seem slightly big, they are extremely soft and amazingly absorbent. What’s more, they’re good for the planet. I have tried almost every brand out there on the market. And I found that this is one of the best. Moreover, they’re so soft, sensitive, and have an indicator line. With Andy Pandy, you’ll never have a blowout, leak or wet bed again. Hopefully.


What I love about it:

  • Eco-friendly diapers made from the highest quality premium materials.
  • Naturally hypoallergenic and antibacterial making it ideal for babies with sensitive skin
  • Made from biodegradable bamboo, it is extremely soft and silky to the touch, yet strong and absorbent.
  • Excellent quality, moisture wicking and thermal regulating capabilities. Keeps your baby’s skin dry and comfortable in hot or cold temperatures
  • Natural aloe liner to nourish your baby’s skin
  • Wetness indicator that lets you know when baby needs to be changed
  • Does not contain Chlorine. Free of alcohol and Preservatives.
  • No Phthalates, Latex, PVC, TBT, or Antioxidants.


Things to keep in mind:



  • Sizes: Newborn and 1 to 6




2. Bambo Nature Eco-Friendly Baby Diapers


These award-winning diapers are thin yet ultra-absorbent. What’s more, they feature a wetness indicator and breathable back sheet which wicks away moisture fast. This keeps your baby’s skin dry and reduces the likelihood of a rash.

They also have a soft, stretchable waist and flexible side panels for increased comfort. To top it off, the diapers’ efficient leakage barriers ensure a snug body fit and minimize diaper blowouts. Bambo Nature diapers are one of the most environmentally friendly nappies out there. Moreover, they are certified free of harmful chemicals like phthalates, AZO-pigments and chlorine.

Bambo Nature diapers are dermatologically tested and FSC certified. They are also certified by several certification bodies including the British Retailer Consortium and the Danish Asthma/Allergy Association.They’re available in most parts of the world, so they’re a great diaper option to look for when traveling. It’s worth mentioning that these nappies are 75% biodegradable and 99% compostable.


What I love about it:

  • Soft and comfortable
  • Fragrance-free and dye-free
  • Doesn’t chafe or leave marks on baby’s skin
  • free of harmful chemicals like phthalates, AZO-pigments, chlorine, formaldehyde, heavy metals and colophonium.


Things to keep in mind:

  • Slightly higher on the price margin
  • The diapers often run large
  • Lower absorbency
  • There’s some gaping/drooping around the legs. This may result in minor leaks and occasional blowouts
  • Color change on the wetness indicator stripe is not very visible



  • Sizes: Newborn and 1 to 6




3. Babyganics Ultra Absorbent Diapers



If you’re looking for diapers that are easy on your wallet, the environment, and your baby’s delicate skin, Babybanics are a fantastic option. What’s more, this organic diaper is free of latex, chlorine, fragrances and petroleum-based lotions.

Above all, they are not whitened and feature a core made with plant-based ingredients. Babyganics diapers are designed for superior comfort and enhanced absorbency. For instance, they have soft stretchy breathable side panels for a custom fit and leak control. Moreover, the super-absorbent core allows for rapid absorption and provides up to 12 hours of leakage protection.


What I love about it:

  • Super-absorbent
  • Extremely soft and comfortable
  • Made from high-quality premium materials


Things to keep in mind:

  • Are quite thick
  • May cause irritation/burns and occasional diaper rash



  • Sizes: 1 to 6




4. Seventh Generation Baby Diapers



Seventh Generation diapers are safe, economical and Eco-friendly. For instance, they are free of fragrance, lotions, dyes, latex, and chlorine. Moreover, the diaper core is made of wood pulp that’s sustainably sourced and FSC certified.

This ultra-absorbent, high capacity core provides superior leakage protection to keep your baby dry and comfortable. These hypo allergic organic diapers feature double leg cuffs and a stretchy waistband that help control leaks.

In addition, they also have stretchy tabs for easy open changing and a custom fit.


What I love about it:

  • Fit perfectly
  • Non-toxic and fragrance-free
  • Very absorbent
  • Great for babies with sensitive skin


Things to keep in mind:

  • Leaves gel beads on the baby’s skin
  • Really prone to leaks



  • Sizes: Newborn and 1 to 6




5. Earth’s Best TenderCare Chlorine-Free Baby Diapers



These diapers from Earth’s Best are very affordable and Eco-friendly. For instance, they are made from natural materials including corn and wheat starch and are free of harmful chemicals found in mainstream diaper brands.

The newborn diapers have comfortable, stretchy tabs while the rest of the sizes have soft side panels for a secure fit and to prevent leakages. The breathable sides and moisture barrier cuff provide further protection from leaks keeping your little one dry and comfortable.


What I love about it:

  • Pocket-friendly
  • Free of chlorine, latex, fragrance, and dye
  • Great for heavy-wetters and overnight use.
  • Are softer and less ‘stiff’ than most organic diapers


Things to keep in mind:

  • Run small
  • Are long and narrow
  • Not ideal for babies with very sensitive or eczema prone skin



  • Sizes: Newborn and 1 to 6




6. Nature Babycare Diapers



Nature Babycare Diapers are excellent for babies with very sensitive skin. Moreover, they are made from natural materials including GMO-free corn and are 60% biodegradable. What’s more, these diapers are also made with chlorine-free absorbent pulp that is sustainably harvested from Scandinavian forests.

It’s worth mentioning that Nature Babycare diapers are certified by AB Vincotte. That’s the Swedish Society for Nature Conservation and the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association. These organic diapers are less bulky when compared to most premium diapers.

And since they are made of natural materials, they are soft providing comfort without sacrificing protection. The diaper’s absorbent core offers good leakage protection ensuring your baby stays dry and comfortable.


What I love about it:

  • Chlorine-free, latex-free, fragrance-free and dye-free.
  • Are super absorbent


Things to keep in mind:

  • The quality of the diapers could be better
  • Hard to find a good fit
  • There have been issues of leakage and occasional blowouts



Sizes: Newborn and 1 to 6




With so many diapering options available to parents, I strongly recommend using eco-friendly and organic diapers and wipes. They are not only good for the environment, but they are also great for babies’ bottoms. Especially those with sensitive skin. Additionally, they do a wonderful job of keeping babies dry and comfortable. If you are considering using green disposable diapers, try experimenting with various brands and sizes until you find ‘the one’ that works for your little one.

Once you’ve got the diaper sorted, you may want to look into other non-toxic and organic nursing and feeding gear, like non-toxic sippy cups and non-toxic breast pumps. Or make the process of weaning easier with the right organic infant formula for breast fed babies.

If you’re new to organic and non-toxic baby products, and want to know more for the safety and well being of your child, then I recommend that you start here.


Shobita Ravichandran

Shobita Ravichandran


Shobita created Parenthood Guide in 2015 after she found out the hard way about toxins in many safe looking baby products. She's an architect, researcher, writer and mum of two strong-willed little humans. Ever since she found out she was pregnant, she has been extensively researching natural, safe, organic and non-toxic products for her children. Now she wants to take you along on this non-toxic journey and share her findings of the best and safest baby products out there.


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