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Reusable nappies: let’s keep it simple

Reusable nappies: let’s keep it simple

We have a plea to make. Please, can we keep cloth nappies simple? Cloth nappies have become the parenting trend of 2018 thanks to the 'Blue Planet...

Too dirty to wash: putting poo in your washing machine

Too dirty to wash: putting poo in your washing machine

One of the main reasons why that parents choose to use single-use nappies is because they don’t want poo in their washing machine. Parents who feel...

Recycling: the last resort

Recycling: the last resort

As long as recycling is seen as a solution, instead of a last resort, then the recycling of single-use nappies is a worrying trend that will stand in the way of the essentials - reduction and reuse.

The ultimate guide to absolutely everything you need to know about reusable nappies

The ultimate guide to absolutely everything you need to know about reusable nappies

There’s a lot floating around the internet about the do and don’ts of washable nappies. At Baba+Boo we have nine year’s experience of trouble-shoot...

It’s Time For A Change

It’s Time For A Change

We want 60% of babies in reusable nappies by 2020 - we want reusables to be the new normal. Here's how we plan to do it.

You’re a change maker

You’re a change maker

By using reusable nappies, you're in the ten per cent. You're a change maker, an influencer, an early adopter of modern cloth nappies. But just because we're asking you to be proud, we're not asking you to be loud. Sometimes gentle is better.

Doing your bit - the fun way

Doing your bit - the fun way

You know what you should be doing to be planet-kind. Turning off your chargers. Eating less meat. Going reusable. But let’s face it, it’s not easy ...

Save water: wash your nappies

Save water: wash your nappies

People think they are saving water by using single-use nappies. But that’s not true. Washing three loads of nappies a week uses about 200 litres of water. Manufacturing enough single-use nappies for a week? 1,550 litres.

Thirty reasons why you can never have too many wet bags

Thirty reasons why you can never have too many wet bags

A Facebook hang-out mum introduced herself to the group this week by confessing to having 27 wet bags. Which we totally get. Really, does anyone JU...

Alternative facts, dodgy stats and a thumbs down for the Environment Agency

Alternative facts, dodgy stats and a thumbs down for the Environment Agency

"Did you know that when people quote 'facts' that reusables nappies are nearly as bad for the environment as single use, then they are usually quoting an Environment Agency report? Find out how you can reply when people throw these 'facts' at you - and why it's vital that the Environment Agency updates its report.

Non-essential essentials: Ten baby things you really don’t need

Non-essential essentials: Ten baby things you really don’t need

Reusable nappies are kinder to your pocket as well as the planet. They work just as well – and often better than - single use nappies. So if we can be so easily convinced that single use nappies are so great, then what other baby ‘essentials’ do we use without questioning if they really are better – or even necessary?

Please stop calling me good

Please stop calling me good

"No, I am not ‘good’. I am not a martyr who toils under the weight of a dreadful chore simply so I can ‘do my bit’ to save the planet. I am a really busy parent who has used reusable and single-use nappies; and who knows that, without doubt, reusable nappies are the easier, cheaper option."