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Elimination Communication in London

Elimination Communication in London

Whilst researching reusable nappies, you may have come across the terms Elimination Communication (EC) or Baby-led Potty Training – a technique used to reduce the reliance on single-use nappies by instead introducing signals or ‘cues’ to catch a baby’s urine or poo...

Rosetta thinking needed

Wow!  It took 10 years for Rosetta to reach  the comet from planet Earth.  TEN YEARS!  So this project was being planned years ahead.  This is the kind of thinking needed in the waste sector to move us towards a Zero Waste...

London spends £20 million on nappy waste …

On any one day there are about 335k babies and toddlers in London wearing an average of 5 disposable nappies per day.  That means over 1.5 million nappies are thrown away in London every day.  We estimate Londoners spend approximately £20 million per...

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...

Landfilling disposable nappies is environmental vandalism

it’s also big business, according to Hilary Vick, Real Nappies for London Project ManagerBarbican Conference Centre, London, November 2009 I arrive late at the Zero Waste conference, organised by the Resource Recovery Forum. The coffee break is in full-swing. I...

Wouldn’t it be nice if …

we could stop the myth that washable nappies are just as bad for the environment as using disposables?We know where this idea came from: in 2005 the Environment Agency (EA) published a nappy life cycle analysis that said so – but the data on washing nappies was...