Disposable diapers are a hotly-debated product among infants and toddlers alike. Some object to them on ecological grounds; throwing away all of those poop burritos wrapped in ultra-absorbent tortillas can't be good for The Earth. Others laud them for their easy, no-mess design. Most just appreciate anything that doesn't leave a trail of feces down their legs.
Diapers (unused) are incredibly useful in non-baby applications. We're talking uses like:
fire and flood prevention
body odor mitigation
increasing crop yields
early fall skiing
...and so much more.
Really, most of the uses are applications of the absorbent material in
the diapers. But sodium polyacrylate isn't something you can just pick up down at the Piggly Wiggly. So we're talking about diapers. Disposable ones.
Read on for a hot, steaming load of knowledge.