Real Diaper Week April 16-21, 2012 – Join the Blog Hop

Real Diaper Week Blog HopHave you heard about the Great Cloth Diaper Change yet?  Leading up to Earth Day (April 22nd) the Real Diaper Association (a non-profit cloth diaper advocacy group) is hosting Real Diaper Week (April 16-21st) and the 2nd Annual Great Cloth Diaper Change (April 21st).

Did you know that 90% of the diapers changed in the U.S. are into disposable diapers that sit in a landfill for over 500 years in hopes that they will one day decompose?  – Real Diaper Association

In 2011, the Great Cloth Diaper Change set a Guinness Book World Record for the most cloth diapers changed at the same time with 5,026 participants at 127 locations around the world.  For this years event we already have 292+ official events planned and we WILL break last year’s record.  With your help we can reach even more families and share the benefits of using cloth diapers.  Cloth diapers are Real Simple, Real Diapers!

During Real Diaper Week we are inviting bloggers, manufacturers, retail stores, organizations, and other environmental groups to join our Real Simple, Real Diapers Blog Hop.  We’ll be sharing your posts on Facebook, Twitter (#GCDC2012) and Pinterest to help raise awareness about cloth diapers and the Great Cloth Diaper Change.  Our schedule of events is listed below and we would like to invite you to participate one day or all 6 days.

Day 1 (April 16th): Real Simple Real Diapers Outreach – Cloth Diapering 101

Day 2 (April 17th): Real Simple Real Diapers Waste Reduction –  Waste Reduction, Environmental benefits, Elimination Communication (diaper-free baby)

Day 3 (April 18th): Real Simple Real Diapers Savings – Cost savings, diapering on a budget, cloth diaper banks or support organizations

Day 4 (April 19th):  Real Simple Real Diapers for Babies – Health benefits, cloth diapers in hospitals, or cloth diapers in day cares

Day 5 (April 20th):  Real Simple Real Diapers Reuse –  Reuse, traveling with cloth, cloth diapering at night

Day 6 (April 21st):  Great Cloth Diaper Change 2012 – Attend and invite a friend to a local GCDC event!

To join the Real Simple Real Diaper Blog Hop add your name and blog to our list below.  Once Real Diaper Week begins (April 16th) we will have a new InLinkz Linky for each day, just stop back by when your post is complete and add your link to the list.  Join the community and help us spread the word that cloth diapers are Real Simple, Real Diapers!

For more information about the Great Cloth Diaper Change or to find an event near you please visit:  You can follow all of the action on Facebook: Twitter (#GCDC2012) and Pinterest.  Thank you for taking the time to help us to promote this great event.  We appreciate your support.

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