If you live in an apartment or other dwelling that does not have laundry facilities on site, you will know that it is a little more challenging to cloth diaper. If you cannot or do not want to use a Laundromat or a friend’s/family’s machine, you will need to know how to hand wash.
There are different ways that you can hand wash your cloth diapers. You can use a bathtub and your hands; you can use a bucket and a plunger; or you can use a washbasin and a washing board. There are also portable tabletop machines, but we are going to focus on the ways to wash by hand.
- The bathtub/hands method takes the most water and time, but no extra tools, and is convenient. Just follow the steps and use your hands. You can also use a plunger if desired.
- The bucket/plunger method conserves water, but