Cost comparison

Cost Comparison

It is generally considered that your baby will be in nappies for 30 months, or 2.5 years.

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We have compared the number of changes of nappy that you need, with the different ages and costs of those nappies.  This comparison looks at a range of available disposable brands and reflects the decrease in number of changes per day with age, as well as the increase in price with larger sizes.  It compares which with the most expensive washing/drying options for a maximum number of cloth nappies.

Age and number of changes 
per day
Number of nappies
per age
Average cost of disposable nappies(and wipes)Ecobots
requirements
0 – 3 months10 changes per day900$551.70All nappies and covers at current prices $522.10
3-12 mnths8 changes per day2160$1626.48Wipes kit $40
12-24 mnths6 changes per day2160$1907.2840 packs liners
24-30 mnths5 changes per day900$794.70Laundry costs
Total numbers6120$4880.16$1351.66
Average cost per nappy80c22c
  • Costs are averages and include 1 wipe per change.
  • Laundry costs are for hot washes and include the wear and tear on the washing machine as well as supermarket detergent

How do ecobots compare to other reusables?

Type of nappyFull birth to potty pack
Ecobots nappies$522
Pocket nappies$825
Fitted nappies$1,195
One size (and covers)$769
  • Nappies are full birth to potty kits as recommended
  • Comparisons with normal retail pack prices of good quality nappies on the market in NZ

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