I know you think I’m mad for using reusable nappies. And I know it’s because you care. I understand that you’re worried about the extra work and the hygiene, and that you want the best for us. But please hear me out as I explain what I am doing.
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
"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.
"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."
"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."
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