Reusable Nappy Week

19th – 25th April 2021

Celebrating its 25th year, Reusable Nappy Week is an international action packed week of awareness raising activities and advocacy for all things reusable nappies. Join Real Nappies for London to celebrate!


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

Using reusable nappies full time can save you on average £195 per year. Further savings can be made if the same nappies are used on a second child.

Get Involved

Take part with Reusable Nappy Week events and activities.

Nappy Incentives

Find out if you are eligible to apply for a reusable nappy subsidy.

Get Started

Modern reusable nappies make using, washing and drying easy. Find out more.



#PassTheNappy is about linking our global community together in support of Reusable Nappy Week to show the benefits reusable nappies have on our environment. That they can be passed on and reused on subsequent children, whether that be siblings or other families, time and time again, saving millions of single-use nappies from incineration and landfill.

#PassTheNappy video campaign is inspired by the #DontRushChallenge as a way of bringing people together.

How to Get Involved with #PassTheNappy

To get involved with the video campaign, create a very short video (less than 5 seconds long) on your mobile of you or someone else passing on a reusable nappy. Be as creative as you like, or a simple pass from your left to right. Any reusable nappy of choice. It is important that the video has good light and is of high quality. Any background.

When sharing your video on social media – Instagram, Facebook & Twitter – please use #PassTheNappy #ReusableNappyWeek #EarthDay and tag:

@ReusableNappyWeekOfficial – Facebook / Instagram

@ReusableNappyWk – Twitter

Videos can also be sent in by email to info@reusablenappyweek.org.uk. Your video will then be selected to contribute to an overall collaborative #PassTheNappy video that will be shared as a Reusable Nappy Week round-up, showing the fantastic community engagement during the week.

Primary Hashtags:  #PassTheNappy #ReusableNappyWeek

Secondary Hashtags: #EarthDay #ChooseToReuse #ChangeStartsHere

Real Nappies for London Nappy Exchange and Meetup

Got no longer needed, good quality reusable nappies you would like to pass on for free? Or maybe you are on the look out for some reusable nappies? Join our Nappy Exchange and Meetup Facebook group. 

When’s Your #ReusableNappyDay ?

Show you Choose to Reuse by posting a photo, or video reel, on social media sharing your reusable nappy love and top tips of advice to encourage more parents to get started.  Whether your #ReusableNappyDay may be every day of the week or one day a week, we want to hear about it. Have you redeemed or going to redeem your #NappyVoucher? Did you receive reusable nappies gifted from a friend, family member or colleague? Have you signed up or used a Cloth Nappy Library or Washable Nappy Laundry Service? Share your story. 

Join the conversation by tagging:

@ReusableNappyWeekOfficial on Facebook and Instagram

@ReusableNappyWk on Twitter

Don’t forget to also tag us:

@RealNappiesforLondon on Facebook and Instagram

@_RNfL on Twitter

Reusable Nappy Schemes

Reusable nappy incentive schemes such as Real Nappies for London has shown to be a cost-effective mechanism with a real impact on public waste disposal budgets: councils save eleven times as much on waste disposal as they spend administering the scheme. Real Nappies for London currently works with the London boroughs of Bexley, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Lambeth and Waltham Forest to offer parents with a baby under 18 months, or parent-to-be living in one of the voucher participating London boroughs, with a reusable nappy voucher worth up to £54.15 to get started with reusable nappies. We also work with other London boroughs to help promote their reusable nappy scheme.  Find out more:


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