Disposing of used diapers at child care facilities rather than having parents take them home has been a focus of attention recently.
In Hokkaido, public nursery schools in urban areas have been switching to allowing disposals at their facilities. Some private facilities and municipalities that had been asking parents to take diapers home are also switching to allowing disposals, while those that still do are debating the change due to hygiene considerations and a desire to reduce the burden on parents.
Unable to view this article?
This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.
Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.
If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see this support page.
We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.
In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.