Lewisham

Why Switch to Reusable Nappies

Over a 2.5 year period, a baby will have gone through approx 4,000 nappy changes. The majority of these nappies will be single-use and thrown away to be incinerated. Parents switch to reusable nappies for three main reasons:

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.

Save Money

In the long term, parents can make savings of around £600. More if the nappies are used on a second child. 

Reusable nappies come in three main types: All-in-One, Shaped and Flat. Modern designs make using, washing and drying easy.

Upcoming Events in Lewisham

Baby Hub Drop-in – Reusable Nappy Info Stall

Real Nappies for London in collaboration with Nappy Neighbours will be running a reusable nappy info stall at Lewisham’s Baby Hub Drop-in’s during Recycle Week 2019. Drop-in anytime between 13.00 and 14.30 to learn about reusable nappies.

Monday 23rd September – Ladywell Children and Family Centre, 30 Rushey Mead SE4 1JJ.  When: 13.00 – 14.30. Timetable.
Wednesday 25th September – Waldron Health Centre, New Cross SE14 6LD. When 13.00 – 14.30. Timetable.

 

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