Is a Diaper Genie really necessary?

What’s the point of a Diaper Genie?

The system seals diapers individually in a scented film to protect against germs and odors. By opening the lid on the top of the canister, a soiled diaper may be inserted into the “mouth” of the container. After inserting the diaper, the lid is replaced and twisted three full rotations to seal the diaper inside.

What can I use instead of a Diaper Genie?

No more leaning and bending down to throw anything away.

  • The Diaper One N Done. …
  • Diaper Dekor Classic Diaper Pail. …
  • Tommee Tippee Sangenic Twist and Click Diaper Disposal Bin. …
  • Creative Baby Tidy Diaper Pail. …
  • Munchkin Step Diaper Pail. …
  • Ubbi Rose Gold Diaper Pail. …
  • Janibell Commercial Diaper Disposal System.

Is the Diaper Genie wasteful?

Gone are the days when a Diaper Genie refill would last us a week, instead I found myself changing the refill every few days and frowning at the cost of each refill. … This is the thing about Diaper Genie, it is beyond wasteful, and doesn’t really work, but they have total ownership of the diaper removal market.

Can I put dog poop in a Diaper Genie?

We use this in our garage to keep the dog poop contained between garbage days. … We started using the Pet Genie and our garage no longer smells and it is small, contained and holds a week’s worth of poop bags from our dog.

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Can you use regular bags in a Diaper Genie?

“Diaper Genie Users: Save the blue ring and use your own trash bags—we’ve saved a lot of money with this one,” Jesse Lawyer posted earlier this week on Reditt under the username UncoolDad31. … “The scented bags help keep odors and germs locked inside. Regular bags don’t do that. One four pack holds up to 960 diapers.

Does Diaper Genie require special bags?

One of the benefits of this diaper pail is that you don’t need to buy special refill bags — regular trash bags will do, saving you some extra cash over time. … Just keep in mind that as your baby’s diapers get bigger, this diaper pail will be able to hold fewer of them.

Are all Diaper Genies the same?

The Diaper Genie Complete and Diaper Genie Expressions both use the same refill bags. … The Diaper Genie Complete comes with a full-size refill, while the Expressions includes a starter refill that will get you through your first 100 newborn diapers before needing to be replaced with a full-sized cartridge.

How many newborn diapers do I need?


Preemie < 6 lbs. As needed
Newborn Up to 10 lbs. 8–12 diapers per day
Size 1 8–14 lbs. 8–10 diapers per day
Size 2 12–18 lbs. 8–9 diapers per day

How often do you empty Diaper Genie?

If your child is getting older you can dispose of the bm in the toilet and flush it – if the baby is small then make sure all the diapers go through the opening and those are snugly shut. A diaper genie usually doesn’t need to be emptied until it’s full.

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