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Press releases and announcements from Real Diaper Industry Association business members, cloth diaper manufacturers, diaper services, cloth diaper retailers, and diaper information services.

Plus, cloth diaper stories in the news.

Opinions expressed in news posts are those of individual businesses and not those of the Real Diaper Industry Association. RDIA members are welcome to send their news items to info@realdiaperindustry.org.
  • 29 Sep 2013 12:09 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Up on the Hill (Retailer)
    Member since 23 July 2013
    Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

    Up on the Hill Celebrates First Anniversary

    Up on the Hill cloth diapers


  • 22 Sep 2013 3:07 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Ju-Ju Monkey (Retailer)
    Member since 24 February 2011
    Schnecksville, Pennsylvania

    Ju jo monkey cloth diapersBoutique for babies' bottoms
    South Whitehall's Ju-Ju Monkey, a natural parenting store, sells cloth diapers and other sustainable products.

    Sara Moore of Ju-Ju Monkey, RDIA board member representing retailers, has just opened a brick & mortar store. The following article about her store appeared in her local newspaper. 

    "Ju-Ju Monkey, a natural parenting store selling environmentally friendly and sustainable products for children and parents, is set to open this week (by Friday) at 4755 Tilghman St. (in the Kmart shopping center) in South Whitehall Township.

    "Owner Sara Moore of Schnecksville had been operating the business online and out of a showroom in her home since 2010. The idea for the company arose from a desire to learn more about cloth diapering for her now 5-year-old son, Collin. (Ju-Ju Monkey was his nickname as a baby.)"

    Read the full article in The Morning Call, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.

    Sara Moore of Ju-Ju Monkey
  • 26 Jun 2013 11:07 AM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Bummis (Manufacturer)
    Charter member since 10 September 2008
    Montreal, Quebec


    Bummis cloth diapersIt's Our Anniversary 
    25 Years of Bummis

    In this, our celebratory 25th year, we are in the most dynamic phase of our business ever - developing new products and perfecting ourselves. We are growing beyond just the cloth diaper business. We thrive on the closer, more immediate and meaningful relationships with our customers that we have in this age of intense social networking. And, we find that today's consumer understands better and cares more about what we have always been saying:

    the way we do business DOES matter.

    Here at Bummis we believe that business is an important vehicle for social change. That's why it is so important that we do it right. And part of doing it right for us means doing it HERE.

    Read the rest of the story on the Bummis blog.

    Bummis cloth diapers
  • 28 May 2013 8:07 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    All Together Diaper / OsoCozy (Manufacturer)
    Charter member since 10 September 2008
    Sandy, Utah

    OsoCozy cloth diapersOsoCozy Warehouse Expansion

    We are Expanding!

    We recently signed a new lease to increase the size our our office/warehouse to 25,000 sq ft from the 15,000 sq ft we now occupy. The adjacent 10,000 sq ft in same building we already occupy will be available in October of 2014. We are already busting at the seams in our current warehouse due to increased volume and new products.

    We appreciate the loyalty of our customers and the work you all do to educate and convert a growing percentage of families to cloth diapers. The cloth diaper business is more than a business, we are helping families save money as average family income declines in tough economic times. We are providing safe, comfortable and healthful products for a growing number of babies. We are providing a means for families to reduce their carbon foot print and helping create a cultural change away from the throw away lifestyle. In addition to being business owners we are part of a movement that is having an increasingly positive impact!

    Together we can continue to grow our businesses and the market for cloth diapers. We at OsoCozy are proud to be part of this dynamic, earth friendly & family oriented industry!

    Dennis Frederick, Owner
    All Together Diaper - OsoCozy

    OsoCozy Warehouse
  • 16 Mar 2013 5:44 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Diaper Junction (Retailer)
    Member since 10 September 2008
    Virginia Beach, Virginia

    Diaper Junction Semi-finalist in Monarch Bank "Top Flight" Contest Diaper Junction cloth diapers

    Diaper Junction has reached the semi-finals in Monarch Bank's "Top Flight" Contest for $75,000. "If chosen to win the Top Flight Award, Diaper Junction hopes to increase brand presence in the marketplace and let consumers know there is a local cloth-diaper resource, which in turn will help keep consumer dollars in Hampton Roads and create more local jobs."

    Text MONARCH to cox411 (269411) to cast your ballot or visit www.monarchbank.com

    See press release below.


    Monarch Announces Local Business $75,000 “Top Flight” Award Contest Semifinalists
    Diaper Junction, Marathon Consulting, and Homeland Contracting Corporation


    CHESAPEAKE, VA, March 14, 2013 – Monarch knows that small businesses are the backbone of America, and that’s no different here in Hampton Road. Monarch Bank, a subsidiary of Monarch Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNRK), today announced the three semifinalists of its “Top Flight” Award, a contest that will reward three growing business in Hampton Roads with prize packages totaling $75,000.

    “Monarch Bank would like to thank all of the entrants for participating in and supporting year three of our ‘Top Flight’ Award,” said Brad Schwartz, CEO of Monarch Bank. “Since 2009, these local companies have collectively redefined a down economy, growing operating revenue an impressive $251 million and adding 830 new jobs to our economy. Hampton Roads is in good hands!”

    An independent panel of judges reviewed all entries and selected the three “Top Flight” semifinalists. Now it’s up to the community to vote for their favorite semifinalist: Diaper Junction, Marathon Consulting, and Homeland Contracting Corporation; and help determine the $75,000 “Top Flight” Award prize package winners. The community (colleagues, friends and family) will vote for their favorite semifinalist between March 17 – April 30 through a text-to-vote, text MONARCH to cox411 (269411) and online MonarchBank.com poll survey. The “Top Flight” Award winners will be announced on May 9 at the Monarch Financial Holdings, Inc. annual shareholders’ meeting held at the Sandler Center for Performing Arts in Virginia Beach.

    One $50,000 winner will be selected to receive: $10,000 cash from Monarch Bank; a professional business service package valued at $10,000 from accounting, tax and advisory firm Cherry Bekaert, LLP; a professional communications package valued at $10,000 from Cox Business; an advertising package, including the creation of a 30-second commercial and cable airtime, valued at $10,000 from Cox Media; and an advertising contract with Pilot Media valued at $10,000.

    One $15,000 winner will be selected to receive: $5,000 cash from Monarch Bank; a professional business service package valued at $5,000 from accounting, tax and advisory firm Cherry Bekaert, LLP; and an advertising cable airtime package valued at $5,000 from Cox Media.

    One $10,000 winner will be selected to receive: advertising cable airtime package valued at $5,000 from Cox Media and an advertising contract with Pilot Media valued at $5,000. Norfolk-based law firm Vandeventer Black is also sponsoring the three awards.

    About Diaper Junction
    Cloth-diapering mom, Bryana Guckin started Diaper Junction 10 years ago out of her home. Diaper Junction has grown from an Internet–based business with inventory stored in Guckin’s garage to a brick-and-mortar retail enterprise with warehouse facilities. Diaper Junction’s goal is to provide a one-stop-shop for greener diapering for your baby and to make cloth diapers accessible to all families, regardless of income. They have begun to develop Diaper Rite, their own brand of cloth diapers and accessories specifically created to provide best quality cloth diapers at a reasonable price. If chosen to win the Top Flight Award, Diaper Junction hopes to increase brand presence in the marketplace and let consumers know there is a local cloth-diaper resource, which in turn will help keep consumer dollars in Hampton Roads and create more local jobs.
  • 01 Mar 2013 8:04 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Namaste Mama (Manufacturer)
    Member since 24 February 2010
    Chandler, Arizona


    Evolution DiapersThe Number One Eco-friendly Decision Parents Can Make

    Disposable diapers for one baby's bottom equals 30 barrels of oil and 5 trees, unless you choose Evolution Diapers

    Scottsdale, Ariz. March 1, 2013 – Evolution Diapers (http://evolutiondiapers.com) is proud to announce the approval of their second patent on their revolutionary, money-saving and eco-friendly cloth diapers.

    Invented by a mom of seven who has changed over 1 million diapers, these diapers have been specially designed to be easy to use, easy to clean and durable.

    Made from a revolutionary fabrics, super-absorbent hemp and a cool, stay dry interior, Evolution Diapers are unlike any others on the market. The patented CoolMax EcoMade interior is made from recycled bottles, and will keep your baby cool, dry, and with less diaper rash. The patented adjustable elastic feature allows the Evolution Diaper to be adjusted to comfortably fit children from 5 to 40 pounds.

    The average child uses up to 12 diapers per day from birth to potty training for the average of 2 ½ years. Even at a very low price of $0.40 each, it will take less than two weeks to pay for a single Evolution diaper that will last until your baby is completely out of diapers. The money-saving benefits of the Evolution Diaper are phenomenal, and can increase when used for consecutive children.

    After your child has been potty trained, you can even recycle and compost the Evolution Diapers, keep waste out of landfills.

    What are the benefits of Evolution Diapers versus disposables?

    • 30 barrels of oil not used
    • 5 whole trees saved
    • $3000 in savings from birth to potty-training (approximate)
    • Hundreds of trips to the store saved
    • Hundreds of pounds of packaging not used

    The cost savings on cloth diapers alone can make this simple decision one of the best ideas for parents who are looking to cut expenses in their budget during times of tax hikes and pay cuts.

    Save your money, save the planet and make diapering easy. Join the Diaper Revolution! See their website at http://evolutiondiapers.com or call them at 480-540-9586.


  • 06 Dec 2012 8:42 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Changin' Time (Diaper Service)
    Member since 22 August 2011
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Changin' Time Laundry Services Grand Opening

    Changin Time Laundry Services PittsburghPITTSBURGH, PA. - On December 15th, 2012, Changin' Time Laundry Services will celebrate its grand opening at 405 W. Eighth Ave. in West Homestead's historic main street corridor. Changin' Time started in February 2012 as a home-based cloth diaper and laundry delivery service. Changin' Time's newest expansion will provide customers with eco-friendly self-service laundry equipment or the option to drop-off laundry for wash and fold service. In 2013, Changin' Time hopes to unveil a passive greywater system that will treat the facility's wastewater. This new branding shows a continued commitment to sustainability, natural parenting, and community integrity.
  • 06 Nov 2012 10:42 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Clean Bee Laundry (Diaper Service)
    RDIA Charter Member Since 4 Oct 2008
    Camden, Maine

    Clean Bee LaundryClean Bee Hosts Laundry Intensives

    CAMDEN, MAINE, November 6, 2012 - Clean Bee Laundry hosts a laundry intensive on Thursday, November 8, 5:00-6:30PM. Laundry Intensive is an ongoing series of educational events sponsored by Clean Bee Laundry with a focus on garment care and the environment. 

    Try LooHoo locally made, felted wool dryer balls in a Clean Bee dryer to help separate clothes. Using several in your dryer creates a constant motion that allows for more air to circulate around your wet laundry so your clothes will dry faster and you can reduce your dry time by 10-25%, conserving energy and saving time. They also help to naturally soften your clothes. Since they contain no harmful chemicals, they are ideal to use with all your laundry, including delicate garments such as baby clothes and cloth diapers. Cyndi Prince, LooHoo's owner and founder, will also be on hand to provide information and answer any questions.

    Clean Bee Laundry Intensive


    For more information call Clean Bee Laundry at 207-236-2530 or visit www.cleanbeelaundry.com
  • 24 Sep 2012 10:25 AM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Geffen Baby (Manufacturer)
    RDIA Member Since 27 July 2011
    Vernon, California

    Geffen Baby cloth diapersGeffen Baby Launches New Website Offering U.S. Made Cloth Diapers & Accessories

    Vernon, CA - September, 10 2012 - Geffen Baby's hemp/organic cotton cloth diapers and accessories are made in the U.S.A, from start to finish, including knitting, cutting and sewing. The company has launched an all new website featuring secure online shopping and wholesale applications.

    Products include universal cloth diaper inserts, prefolds, wipes and nursing pads. Families have been delighted with the absorbency and softness of the products. "They kept his skin dry and absorbed everything," exclaimed a Mom. "I am normally not a fan of prefolds but I love these," she continued.

    Geffen Baby's products are available for purchase on their website and through many retailers. Visit their website today for product information, or to inquire about becoming a retailer or distributor.

    Geffen Baby is a domestic manufacturer of cloth diapers and accessories located in the Los Angeles California area. Their fabric has the highest hemp content in the industry, offering superior absorbency.

    Geffen Baby cloth diapers

    Sharona Kahen
    Geffen Baby
    323-588-3000
    323-588-3636
    info@geffenbaby.com
    http://geffenbaby.com
  • 08 Jul 2012 1:37 PM | Admin of RDIA (Administrator)
    Eco Nuts (Associate)
    RDIA Member Since 16 September 2011
    Marina del Rey, California

    All-natural Eco Nuts Soap Nuts Laundry Detergent Put to the Test

    Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Company Eco Nuts Will Be Gifting at Pre Oscars Boom Boom Room
    Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/02/22/4282312/celebrities-are-eco-nuts-for-the.html#storylink=cpy

    Eco Nuts soap for cloth diapersMARINA DEL REY, California, July 7, 2012 - Eco Nuts was featured on the news recently as a cost-effective way for families to do laundry. The video shows a mother washing cloth diapers.



    See the full story on Eco Nuts at WEWS TV / NewsNet 5 in Cleveland, Ohio. 

    Another station, KNXV-TV / ABC15.com in Phoenix, Arizona, investigated and supported the claims that Eco Nuts save families on their laundry.

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