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How to save money on Diaper Genie refills

Having had three kids in Diapers at once, we have gone through four diaper genies and lord knows how many refills. I am so surprised it never occurred to me to try to make my own. If you do purchase them get them t Walmart, they sell at 3 for $22 (CDN) which is the cheapest I have found. Enjoy!

Mother's Realm

Anyone who uses a Diaper Genie knows that refills are expensive! Even when bought on sale or at places like Walmart or Costco the cost really adds up. People who have multiple kids in diapers at the same time, like I do, know the refill needs to be replaced often!

I found the cheapest place to buy the refills were at Walmart. A 3-pack of refills costs $22.93, however other places sell them for anywhere between 8.99 and 12.99 per refill. Lets say, on the conservative side, you use one refill a month for 1 child. I have 2 in diapers and would use double. I would end up using eight 3-pack refills, that’s an expense of $183.44 a year! Almost $200 spent on disposing diapers!!

My box of generic recycling bags cost me $1.50 (on sale) for 40 bags. We use about a bag a week. At 4 bags…

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I am a university educated full-time working mother of four children. Proudly Canadian, I freeze my butt off along with my loving partner, two dogs and a cat. I hope you enjoy reading my posts as much as I love writing them, but if you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all.


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