Baba+Boo Blog

Meet Baby Jake and Baby Jemima

Meet Baby Jake and Baby Jemima

Is the impact of disposables really that significant, especially when you take into account ‘all that washing’? Baby Jake and Baby Jemima tell their stories - so you can decide for yourself.

Let's talk about reusable sanitary products

Let's talk about reusable sanitary products

People assume that we launched our cloth sanitary products because single use products aren’t environmentally sustainable. Of course, that’s part of the reason. But there’s something else that motivates us. And that’s period poverty.

Cloth bum mums: creating a zero waste store with a toddler in tow

Cloth bum mums: creating a zero waste store with a toddler in tow

Nikki Steel-Bryan - founder of zero waste store Flourish Foods MCR, and Baba+Boo mum - talks about the newest addition to Afllecks Palace, and starting a business with a toddler in tow.

Love your nappies? Thank my Dad.

Love your nappies? Thank my Dad.

Not throwing anything away has always been as natural to me as brushing your teeth twice a day. We didn’t even have a bin in the house when I was g...

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.

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 ...

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.

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."

What you can do with your pre-loved cloth nappies

What you can do with your pre-loved cloth nappies

A question we are often asked is what mums can do with their nappies once their little one has potty trained. So here we are - a little list of what you can do with your nappies. It actually breaks our heart a little to think of cloth nappies going to landfill, so check below to see what you can do to avoid that.

The gift of cloth nappies

The gift of cloth nappies

Using just one cloth nappy a day saves 900 single use nappies going to landfill - and is so much kinder to parents’ pockets. Surely that’s a gift worth giving?

Our plastic free packaging

Our plastic free packaging

Sometimes little actions have a big impact. Big retailers won’t reduce the amount of packaging, and the materials they use, until they know that customers care.

Seven tips for cutting your family food waste

Seven tips for cutting your family food waste

Aaaah food. The stuff you lovingly plan and prepare, so that your children experience a wealth of new tastes, and receive a perfect balance of the ...