www.realnappiesforlondon.org.uk

WELCOME TO A CLEANER, GREENER CAMDEN WITH REAL NAPPIES FOR LONDON

At Real Nappies for London, we’re on a passionate mission to create a more sustainable and environmentally conscious Camden. Our purpose is to inspire and actively encourage people to embrace reusable nappies as a smarter, eco-friendly choice, leading the way towards a greener future for both present and future generations yet to come.

If you are a parent or foster carer with a baby under 18 months, or expecting a baby, living in Camden you are eligible to apply for a free £70 voucher to buy reusable nappies or contribute to a washable nappy laundry service. The incentive is to help you save money and reduce single-use nappy waste being thrown away in the borough.

BETTER FOR BABY

Breathable soft natural fabrics, which are comfortable and gentle on your baby’s skin.

REDUCE WASTE

By using just one reusable nappy a day instead of a disposable nappy, you will save 912 disposable nappies from incineration.

WHAT IS THE VOUCHER SCHEME?

FIND A REUSABLE NAPPY EVENT

GET STARTED WITH REUSABLE NAPPIES

CAMDEN RECYCLING REWARDS

FREE REUSABLE NAPPY VOUCHER

APPLY FOR A REUSABLE NAPPY VOUCHER WORTH £70

If you are a parent or foster carer with a baby under 18 months, or expecting a baby, and you live in the London Borough of Barnet, you are eligible to apply for a free voucher worth £70 to help with the initial cost of buying reusable nappies or for a paid-for nappy laundry service.

UPCOMING REUSABLE NAPPY EVENTS

Dec
5
Tue
Islington Reusable Nappy, Baby Clothes and Maternity Wear Give and Take @ Islington Ecology Centre
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a Reusable Nappy, Baby Clothes and Maternity Wear Give and Take morning at the Islington Ecology Centre on the first Tuesday of each month from 10am – 11.30am. 

Bring preloved good quality reusable nappies, baby clothes and maternity wear only (no toys), and take away anything for free. No need to bring to take. This event is a great way to get started using reusable nappies and meet local parents. 

We will be on hand to provide reusable nappy advice. If you are unable to make it on the day but have a donation then please drop us an e-mail: info@realnappiesforlondon.org.uk. You may also like to post your donation on our Nappy Exchange Facebook Group.

At the event, you can also apply for a reusable nappy voucher in-person on the day (voucher T&Cs apply, please bring supporting documentation if applying in-person). 

Please register via Eventbrite, everyone is welcome. 

The event takes place at Islington Ecology Centre, 191 Drayton Park, London, N5 1PH.

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Real Nappies for London is a waste prevention initiative administered by the Women’s Environmental Network. The voucher scheme is funded by the London Boroughs of Bexley, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Lambeth and Waltham Forest as well as the North London Waste Authority. 

If you are a parent with a baby under 18 months, or parent-to-be, living in one of the voucher participating London Boroughs above, then you can apply for a reusable nappy voucher worth up to £54.15. 

Nappy Ever After’s Shop – Open Every Tuesday 2pm – 5pm @ Nappy Ever After
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Nappy Ever After‘s shop is open every Tuesday afternoon, 2pm – 5pm for drop-in reusable nappy demonstrations to see, touch and learn about reusable nappies, as well as having the opportunity to buy. You can redeem your reusable nappy voucher at Nappy Ever After (in-person or online) for either: a trial pack worth £64.15, reusable nappies of your choice, or contribute your voucher towards a paid-for weekly washable nappy laundry service, which delivers freshly laundered prefold nappies to your door. Interested to learn more about their service and catchment zone? Find out more on their website.

Contact:
Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 7QJ
020 7014 3006
info@nappyeverafter.co.uk

Real Nappies for London Reusable Nappy Demonstrations @ Nappy Ever After
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Real Nappies for London Reusable Nappy Demonstrations at Nappy Ever After.

Location: Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, N1 7QJ

  • Booking Slot 1 at 2pm
  • Booking Slot 2 at 3pm
  • Booking Slot 3 at 4pm

Each demonstration talk lasts 30mins. You will learn about the different types of reusable nappies – how to use, wash and dry them, as well as learn about Nappy Ever After’s washable nappy laundry service. After the talk, you can choose to buy reusable nappies, or sign-up to their service.

Impartial information and advice to all your questions.

Apply and redeem your Real Nappies for London reusable nappy voucher in person on the day (Please bring supporting documentation if applying for a voucher on the day – proof of ID, proof of address and proof of pregnancy or birth of child). For further details: https://realnappiesforlondon.org.uk/apply

To register: Select your booking slot time of 2pm, 3pm or 4pm. You can book individually, or a maximum of two tickets (i.e – if booking for couples, or if you would like to register for a friend).

If fully booked, email: info@realnappiesforlondon.org.uk for availability.

NAPPY EVER AFTER IS OPEN EVERY TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND BY APPOINTMENT. CONTACT THEM DIRECTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION.

HOW TO GET THERE:

Address: Nappy Ever After, 81 Murray Grove, London N1 6HT

Nearest tube: 8 minute walk from Old Street Station (Northern Line, Great Northern Rail); 15 minute walk from Hoxton Overground.

Buses: 394, 21, 76, 141, 271, 43, 205, 214.

Real Nappies for London is a waste prevention initiative administered by the Women’s Environmental Network. The voucher scheme is funded by the London Boroughs of Barnet, Bexley, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Waltham Forest, Westminster City Council and the North London Waste Authority. If you are a parent or foster carer with a baby under 18 months, or expecting a baby, living in one of our voucher participating London Boroughs above, then you can apply for a reusable nappy voucher worth up to £70. For more info about the Real Nappies for London voucher scheme and to apply online, visit our website: https://www.realnappiesforlondon.org.uk/

Dec
6
Wed
Online Reusable Nappy Demonstration @ Online via Zoom
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Real Nappies for London for this introductory online reusable nappy demonstration to learn about the main types of reusable nappies; how to use, wash and dry them, as well as other useful tips to help you get started. Real Nappies for London will provide impartial advice to any questions you may have. If you have already started using reusable nappies and need some advice, you are welcome to join the chat for a Q&A support session too.

Date: Wednesday 6th December 2023
Time: 10am – 11am (Demo starts promptly at 10am).
To Register: Please register to join on Zoom

After registering, you should receive a confirmation email with the Meeting ID and Meeting Password to access the Zoom session. If you need help registering, please email: info@realnappiesforlondon.org.uk or call: 020 3150 2023.

Dec
8
Fri
Hackney Nappy Network Reusable Nappy Demonstration @ Hackney Central Library, E8 1GQ
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Hackney Nappy Network and Wrapahug Sling Library for a reusable nappy demonstration and newborn sling demo.

Every month they will be at Hackney Central Library, where Esther and Joy from Nappy Ever After will tell you everything you need to know about reusable cloth nappies. Their friendly and informal demonstraion is for anyone who is interested to learn more about reusable nappies, whether you are an expectant parents or you are already using nappies. All welcome! No need to book, just show up at 10am!

The talk will start at 10am and last approx 40 mins. The session will cover:

-the different kinds of reusable nappies
-the newborn stage
-washing guidance
-other local nappy initiatives.
-troubleshooting.

Joy from Nappy Ever After will tell you about their fantastic laundry service and shop. Thanks to Hackney Council and the Real Nappies for London voucher scheme, Hackney parents (pregnant or with a child under 18 months) can claim their FREE £70 nappy voucher on the day from a Hackney Council officer or online via www.realnappiesforlondon.org.uk/apply
Following the reusable nappy demonstration, Mel from Wrapahug Sling Library will offer a free newborn sling demo where she’ll:
– Show different sling options for newborns/small babies
– Explain safety and positioning
– Demo slings and explain how they work
– Show how to feed in the slings
– Answer your questions.
Where possible and if time-permitting, you may be able to try on a couple of slings after (please note that this is a demo and NOT a full sling library and not for 1-to-1 consultations; you will need to book a consultation at the Bethnal Green sling library if you need more time and want to try slings on. I can take a quick look at your own sling if possible on the day, newborns/small babies only for this session. There is no guarantee I will be able to help everyone).   Please contact Mel directly to make an appointment.
The sessions run monthly during term-time only.
Timings: 10am-11am: Cloth nappy demos
11.15am-11.45am approx: Sling demo with Q&As
11.50am-1pm: trying on slings
Timings are VERY approximate!
Find out more about Hackney Nappy Network: https://www.hackneyrealnappy.net/
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