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Gift Reusable Nappies this Christmas!

Gift Reusable Nappies this Christmas!

Why gift a reusable nappy to a parent or parent-to-be for Christmas? Firstly, they are beautiful and durable all-round gifts, for both expectant parents and those who already have little ones currently in nappies. Not only are they beautiful, but they bring so many...

My Family’s Reusable Nappy Journey

My Family’s Reusable Nappy Journey

Happy EWWR (European Week of Waste Reduction) everyone! EWWR’s message is all about daily actions that make a big impact, and using reusable nappies is a daily action that has benefitted everyone in our little family! To celebrate this week, I would like to share our...

Repair Week London: Reusable Nappies

Repair Week London: Reusable Nappies

Repair Week London: Reusable Nappies This week (12th – 17th October 2020) across London see’s the first ever Repair Week. A survey carried out by London Recycles found that ‘69% of Londoners said that they would fix more of their things if only they knew how’ and ‘72%...

Tips for Drying Reusable Nappies

Tips for Drying Reusable Nappies

We would like to give parents the best tips on how to dry reusable nappies. Knowing what materials nappies are made of and how best to dry them will result in happy nappy time, and we have been able to bring together expertise from Bambino Mio, Little Lamb, The Nappy...

The Beauty of Second-Hand Nappies

The Beauty of Second-Hand Nappies

During Zero Waste Week, there is so much great advice to families about reducing their household waste with children in tow. Reusable nappies are the ultimate way to reduce single-use nappy waste, and for Zero Waste Week we would like to talk more...

Let’s Talk about Poo

Let’s Talk about Poo

It is very easy to deal with reusable nappies that are soiled, if you know how to deal with different types of poo. As your baby grows, their poo changes. In the first 48 hours, your newborn baby will produce a sticky greenish-black poo known as merconium. After a few...

Reusable Nappies in Politics

Reusable Nappies in Politics

There is no doubt that reusable nappies have become extremely popular with parents in the wake of the current climate crisis. At the same time, more and more Local Authorities have introduced reusable nappy schemes that support parents, and there is potential for more...

Real Life Reusables #RNfLGIVEAWAY for Plastic Free July

Real Life Reusables #RNfLGIVEAWAY for Plastic Free July

REAL LIFE REUSABLES #RNFLGIVEAWAY FOR PLASTIC FREE JULYPost a photo or video answering a Real Life Reusables caption on Instagram or Facebook If you are a parent with a baby currently in nappies or a parent-to-be, living in Greater London (one of the 32 London...

Myth-Busting Reusable Nappies

Myth-Busting Reusable Nappies

There are many myths surrounding the world of reusable nappies. Often these myths can deter parents from using reusable nappies altogether. But this does not need to be the case. Here we bust eight common reusable nappy myths helping you become more informed:  Myth –...

Support the Environment with Modern Reusable Nappies

Support the Environment with Modern Reusable Nappies

Did you know that the UK throws away nearly 3 billion disposable nappies a year, creating 28.28 million tonnes of plastic waste? Disposable nappies are not only the biggest contributors to single-use plastic waste, but also contribute to contamination in recycling,...

Reusable Nappy Week 2020

This week (27th April – 3rd May 2020) would have been Reusable Nappy Week 2020. This is a time when everyone in the industry comes together in-person and online to celebrate the benefits of reusable nappies. With the restrictions of Coronavirus / Covid-19, the UK...

Reusable Nappy Meet-up – October 2019

Reusable Nappy Meet-up – October 2019

On Tuesday 1st October 2019, Real Nappies for London held a reusable nappy meet-up for parents in London. The aim of the meet-up is to bring together parents with similar aged babies using reusable nappies and discuss ways that reusable nappies can be promoted more...

How to Make Your Own Wet Wipes

For many parents starting on their cloth nappy journey, an easy way to start is to switch to reusable wet wipes. Reusable wipes are easy, affordable and better for the planet. Three reasons to switch: Better for your baby’s bum – Disposable wet wipes contain plastic...

Real Nappy Week 2019

Real Nappy Week 2019 For Immediate Release Real Nappy Week is about the positive steps people can take to raise awareness and encourage the uptake of reusable cloth nappies as an alternative to single-use nappies. Starting on Earth Day Monday 22nd April 2019 and also...