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Costs To Cloth Diaper - a breakdown of a cloth diaper startup budget

February 15, 2011

Cloth Costs

To cloth diaper baby you’ll need the following items:

  • 24 diapers ($24 - $600 depending on the type of diaper you choose)
  • 1 box of cloth diaper friendly diaper detergent ($15 each)
  • 1 diaper pail or 13 gallon trash can with lid ($15 each)
  • 1 diaper pail liner ($18 each)
  • 1 small wet bag ($10 each)
  • 1 large wet bag ($20 each)

*Click here to view a video of what these items are and why you’ll need them.

Estimated total expenses: $100 to $700.

If this seems high, consider that it costs $1800 to $2100 to diaper a baby with disposables from birth to potty training.



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