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Recycle, reuse or dispose

Re-usable cloth nappies are kinder to the environment than single-use disposable ones. Re-usable cloth nappies are also cheaper than disposables in the long run, especially if you buy them second hand or use them for more than one baby.

The average baby uses 5,400 nappies over two years, producing about a tonne of nappy waste.

Buy re-usable nappies

Find out more about real nappies, and where to buy on the Real Nappies for London website. View a directory of:

There is also an online market place for buying and selling good quality nearly new baby items on Nappy Valley.

Early potty training

Early potty training can reduce nappy waste.


See also

Attend a nappuccino to find out about real nappies. View events diary on the Real Nappies for London website.

If you want to hold nappuccinos in Wandsworth, email greenpledge@wandsworth.gov.uk. We may be able to help publicise your events and provide venues.