Health stink from disposable diapers in F/town

Dirty nuisance: Improperly discarded diapers are an environmental nightmare
Dirty nuisance: Improperly discarded diapers are an environmental nightmare

FRANCISTOWN: Before the advent of disposable diapers, it was commonplace for mothers to use cloth diapers commonly known as ‘metseto’ in the vernacular.

The cloth diapers were so common that families would stockpile and use them again after the birth of another child. They transcended family generations over many years and were only disposed of when they were very old or torn.

Families saved a lot of money by purchasing cloth diapers as compared to disposable diapers which are much more expensive over time, considering how a baby uses between three to five diapers daily.

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Implement the recommendations Mr. President

The nation is eagerly awaiting this report to have a glimpse of what the recommendations are like, possibly for further debate. Mr. President, it’s our ardent hope that true to your promises, the public will have an opportunity to peruse the report and see if it reflects their interests as the Commission went around the length and breadth of the country collecting views of the people with some choosing to write to the Commission’s...

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