It is ridiculous that with several brands of eco-nappy now offering products with 60-80% compostable materials, millions of nappies are still being sent to landfill rather than industrial composting facilities because it is the cheapest option for councils.
Due to stricter controls and fines, Wales now recycles or composts over 850,000 nappies a week. But nowhere else in UK does because there's no financial penalty for throwing it all in landfill.
With 14 billion baby wipes thrown away every year in the UK, wet wipes remain one of the worst single-use plastic pollution problems. We investigate the materials and ingredients used in baby wipes, explain why not all natural fibres are equal, and how our mama-of-two, Laura, designed our wipes to tick all the boxes - for baby, you and the planet.
Guest blogger Anna Brown chatted to some first-time mums (FTMs) about what it’s been like having a baby during lockdown. Discover some of the activities you can do from home with your new baby, where to find support if you need it ,and how to make lockdown life a little bit easier as a new mama.