Reducing waste at home

Washable nappies

Babies are expensive, and you can save money and help the environment at the same time by using washable nappies.

Modern reusable nappies are just like a disposable. They come in many styles and sizes. They are easy to wash and don’t need soaking. Using them can save up to £500 compared to disposables, and could save more than a tonne of waste. That’s important when over 600,000 babies are born in the UK each year! New styles are launched and reviewed on Mumsnet all the time.

Ssecond-hand washable nappies are also available. Two good places to look are: