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)...

New Mayor, new chair of London Councils …

London has a new Mayor, Sadiq Khan and a new Chair of London Councils, Claire Kober, Leader of Haringey Council.  There is also an increasing need for partnership working between councils to reduce costs.  This is a good time to step up and make Real Nappies...
We need to talk about potty training

We need to talk about potty training

In December 2015 a teacher from a primary school in Stoke told Channel 4 News (for a report on poverty in the UK) that 35% of September’s reception children had arrived at her school in nappies.  When I recently discussed this with a Danish IT consultant (who...

Real Nappy Week 2016 – Writing Competition

Today we launch our RNW2016 writing competition.  Please email us your story about why you use real nappies, or how you came to use them or anything about reducing disposable nappy waste.  We know that expectant and new parents love to read about your...

How do we reduce nappy waste?

Last month (19 Jan) I attended a waste event where I was briefed on the new EU Circular Economy Strategy.  It’s very exciting.Economic instruments were cited as effective tools to bring about the major change that’s needed to make the EU more...

Just by using real nappies you are influencing others …

Parents who use washable nappies are forever telling us how much they enjoy them, how it’s no more difficult than using disposables and also ask “Why don’t more parents use real nappies?”The answer is; we don’t know!  But the main...