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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...

Nappies (Environmental Standards) Bill

Nappies (Environmental Standards) Bill, which was published on the 18th March 2019. (Credit - The Whitehouse Consultancy) Launch of the Nappies (Environmental Standards) Bill The Nappy Alliance, Press Release: 27th March 2019 A Nappy (Environmental Standards) Bill has...

WEN FORUM PRESENTS: GENERATION PLASTIC

The WEN FORUM, is a quarterly meet up featuring keynote speakers discussing topics of the moment.  Run by the Women’s Environmental Network, the WEN FORUM is an inspiring, topical event not to missed. Upcoming WEN FORUM on 20th March 2019: Generation Plastic...

Tips for Drying Reusable Nappies in the Winter

Tips for Drying Reusable Nappies in the Winter

When winter arrives, we know that the cold weather can sometimes make drying reusable nappies a little bit daunting. Here are our tips to help guide you through the winter to make using real nappies, real easy:   Have a Variety of Nappies Some reusable nappies...

European Week for Waste Reduction 2018 (EWWR)

European Week for Waste Reduction 2018 (EWWR)

European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is a Europe-wide initiative promoting the implementation of awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource and waste management during a single week from the 17th to 25th November. EWWR encourages a range of audiences to get involved.

Reusable Nappy Talks at St Thomas’ Hospital

Reusable Nappy Talks at St Thomas’ Hospital

Since September 2018, Real Nappies for London have been delivering real nappy talks to expectant parents attending daytime antenatal classes at St Thomas’ Hospital. The short talk is an opportunity for parents to see and learn about the main types of...

An award-winning paper by RNfL highlights significant savings to ditching disposable nappies

An award-winning paper by RNfL highlights significant savings to ditching disposable nappies

A co-authored paper titled ‘Contribution of ‘Real Nappies for London’ to Local Authority Waste Prevention – 2012-2016’ has been awarded the prestigious Telford Premium Award, for best paper in the Institute of Civil Engineers Waste and Resource Management journal. The ceremony at the ICE Publishing Awards 2018 will take place on Monday 8th October.

My Real Nappy Experience

My Real Nappy Experience

It was actually my husband who suggested we try real nappies because he just couldn’t bear the thought of the incredible amount of landfill one child would create – he still struggles with the sheer volume of stuff a small person needs! So I diligently did my research...

Breakfast Briefing Summary

On April 26th Real Nappies for London (RNfL) held a Breakfast Briefing to celebrate Real Nappy Week (23 – 29 April 2018). A number of key players involved in nappy waste reduction came together to discuss their incentive schemes and how they can play a vital role in helping to achieve Local Authority waste reduction and develop environmental and social values, which can be mutually beneficial to borough residents and Local Authorities.

Five Reasons Why My Baby Wears Real Nappies – A Dad’s View

Five Reasons Why My Baby Wears Real Nappies – A Dad’s View

Women work so hard throughout their pregnancies to ensure their babies aren’t exposed to harmful chemicals, yet as soon as they are born we dress them in disposables with ‘feel-dry’ technology and a little blue line to show how much they have weed, only made possible with the inclusion of nasty chemicals like sodium polyacrylate…

Real Nappies for London Breakfast Briefing

When: Thursday 26 April 2018 Time: 8.30am – 11.00am Where: Council Chamber, Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, London WC1H 9JE To celebrate Real Nappy Week (23 – 29 April 2018), Real Nappies for London (RNfL) is inviting delegates to a breakfast briefing at Camden Town...

Have your say #EWWRNappyChat

Everyday more and more parents are switching to modern cloth nappies to reduce the UK’s nappy waste. But not everyone is aware of the choices available to them – we want to change this! Join Real Nappies for London, parents, cloth nappy suppliers and networks for a social media #EWWRNappyChat on Tuesday 21st November 2017 at 20.00 to 21.00 to share your experience, tips and enthusiasm for real cloth nappies.

Together we are making a difference

On Wednesday 20 September 2017, Real Nappies for London joined Hackney Real Nappy Network’s Real Nappy Meet & Give and Take - a popular real nappy event that takes place in Hackney every two months! The Hackney Real Nappy Network offers parents a zero-waste...