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.
We truly believe partners should be with mummies' during the birth of their children. We encourage everyone to sign the petition campaigning to lift these restrictions. Although we can't fix this right away, we hope our list of what should you pack in your hospital bag, full of our best bamboo and essentials recommendations, at least helps you get ready for the big day.
Only 9% of recyclable plastic has ever been recycled. This is why we choose a compostable plant-based plastic for our nappy packaging. In this months blog we delve into the different types of 'eco-friendly' plastics to uncover which really are the best for Mama Earth.
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.