More and more people are adopting green lifestyles in pursuit of a healthier body and environment. If you're looking to go green, choosing eco-friendly baby products is a great place to start. Walgreens makes it easy to find natural and organic alternatives to everyday baby products. We've organized all of our green solutions for diapering, bathing, skin and hair care and feedings in one place for easy shopping. You can explore the full product selection now and order online, or use our store locator tools to find out what's available for purchase at your nearest Walgreens.
Natural and Organic Defined
The terms natural and organic are not always interchangeable. Natural products contain fewer synthetic ingredients than conventional products. Some are 100 percent natural, while others are made primarily out of plants, minerals and other natural items. Organic products must be certified by a third-party organization or agency. In the United States, many organic products are certified by the Department of Agriculture or USDA. To qualify for USDA certification, products must contain at least 70 percent organic ingredients and be produced without synthetic chemicals, pesticides, irradiation or genetic engineering. Other certifying agencies establish their own criteria for granting organic status. As you explore the natural and organic selections, you can read the product descriptions to learn more about their ingredients and what certifications they have.
Natural and organic diapering products can greatly reduce the amount of non-biodegradable waste that your family produces. Cloth diapers are waste-free, as they can be laundered and reused. If you prefer disposables, you can purchase natural diapers made out of biodegradable plant-based materials that break down quickly in landfills. Hybrid diapers that feature a reusable cloth outer and disposable biodegradable liner are another green option.
A Natural Approach to Skin and Hair Care
Babies and kids have delicate skin. As a result, some synthetic ingredients typically used in bath, skin and hair care products may pose a risk for irritation. Natural and organic alternatives for the bath, skin and hair are available for babies who are sensitive to chemical ingredients. These products are typically free of artificial fragrances, dyes and preservatives.