Is composting single-use nappies the solution?

Well done to EnviroComp and Biffa for getting this story about composting nappies on BBC Breakfast just before the Waste Prevention Plan for England was published on 11 December 2013.Composting nappy waste is certainly a better business model than Knowaste’s...

MothersLoveGreen: A new group for mums

This is an inspiring guest blog from MothersLoveGreen. If you would like to go but are too far from Archway why not set up something similar for mothers in your area (or fathers or parents)?It’s easy to get a bit of cabin fever on the mum-scene. Sometimes it feels...

Prevention of nappy waste is best

Thanks to everyone who came to the real nappy flashmob today. We are parents who have discovered reusable nappies and love them. We are saying to other parents “try zero waste nappies, you may find you love them too”.We held the event because today the...

We’re talking about potty training again

When we talk about nappies all sorts of other topics come up, like Mooncups and Cloth Sanitary Products (CSP), even recycling and composting. Washing nappies in an eco-friendly way comes up a lot as you’d imagine.  And also stuff to do with health like...

Nappies NOT a landfill issue. Really?

Defra will be making a big mistake if it leaves nappies out of the Waste Prevention Plan for England, due to be published later this month. I can already see and hear the crowing media releases from AHPMA (Absorbent Hygiene Products Manufacturer’s Associaton)....