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Ten myths about reusable nappies that we should probably bust a little more often

Ten myths about reusable nappies that we should probably bust a little more often

We have been helping parents start their journey with reusable nappies for a long time now and they are still as mythical as ever. Here are our top ten myths busted.

Wasting less and living more

Wasting less and living more

One of the most common myths about reusables is that they are hard work and that they are will take up precious hours of the already time poor pare...

Tea towel testing (and why your PUL probably isn't problematic)

Tea towel testing (and why your PUL probably isn't problematic)

All these reusables with “failed PUL”? They’re fine. They’re usable, good quality nappies with many months and years of wear left in them. 

Let's ditch plastic...sort of

Let's ditch plastic...sort of

"It’s right that we question, it’s right that we reduce. But let’s not get caught in a plastic panic, to the detriment of our wider environment."

It's not right or wrong...it's just normal

It's not right or wrong...it's just normal

Why was changing a single use nappy so weird and complicated? Because it isn't our normal.

This isn't about The Body Coach

This isn't about The Body Coach

We’ve been itching to tell you this one! It was the heady days of Reusable Nappy Fortnight. You were spreading the word far and wide about reusable...

Reusable Nappy Fortnight 2019: Please, be the Change

Reusable Nappy Fortnight 2019: Please, be the Change

Real Nappy Week 2018 was the spark, the catalyst, for a big change. 2019 is when we can make reusable nappies the new normal. And to make that change happen, we need you.

New to reusable nappies? There's a group for that.

New to reusable nappies? There's a group for that.

A new group with simple, uncomplicated mentoring and advice about reusable nappies.

A plea from a retailer: Please, will you stop buying so much?

A plea from a retailer: Please, will you stop buying so much?

I know, I’m a retailer. We’re meant to get you to buy MORE.  But this isn’t about sales figures, or profit margins, or market share. This is about looking my children in the eye and being able to say that I did everything I could to prevent a catastrophic environmental breakdown that will affect every aspect of their adult lives.

The reusable rabbit hole

The reusable rabbit hole

A real life story of one simple switch that started a sustainable living snowball.

Stinks and smells troubleshooter

Stinks and smells troubleshooter

Nappies a bit whiffy after a wash? Or smelling strongly when they’re wet? Use our stinks and smells troubleshooter to keep your nappies as fresh as a daisy.

A zero waste disposable nappy? I'll stick with my reusables, thanks.

A zero waste disposable nappy? I'll stick with my reusables, thanks.

Imagine if someone invented a ‘zero waste’ disposable nappy - and it's as cheap as a reusable nappy. All us cloth bum parents would switch to the zero waste disposables, right? Well...no.