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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.

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.

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.

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."

Nappies are single use plastic too – and it’s Time For a Change

Nappies are single use plastic too – and it’s Time For a Change

"We need to tackle the biggest offenders with the easiest solutions. And that’s nappies. It’s Time For a Change - it’s time to ditch our single-use nappy habit and make reusables the new normal."

Making reusables the new normal

Making reusables the new normal

Making reusables the new normal   Five years’ ago I used my reusable shopping bag every time I went shopping. It seemed obvious. Why would I have a...