The week beginning 24 April is Real Nappy Week, hosted by www.goreal.org.uk . The Council is supporting this week through our social media campaign and promotion of our Bambino Mio re-usable nappy offer.
Re-useable nappies worth £250 on sale for £150.
Bath and North East Somerset Council are selling Bambino Mio re-usable nappy packs to residents at a reduced price to help you reduce waste in your bin, save money and help the environment.
The pack includes:
- 15 miosolo all-in-one re-usable nappies
- 50 mioliners (nappy liners)
- 300g miofresh (nappy/laundry cleanser)
- 1 x nappy bucket
- 2 x laundry bags
If you are a resident of Bath and North East Somerset, you can buy a pack by visisting the Council's One Stop Shops at:
Click here to download the re-usable nappy offer leaflet.
Swapping to re-usable nappies is easy, it can save you money and reduce your impact on the environment.
Re-usable nappies are cheaper. It is estimated that the cost of buying and using re-usable nappies is between £182 and £359. The estimated cost of using disposable nappies is £922 (Women's Environmental Network)
Re-usable nappies means less waste to landfill
Nearly 3 billion disposable nappies are thrown away in the UK each year. This works out as 8 million nappies everyday. 90% of these end up in landfill. (Women's Environmental Network)
Re-usable nappies can save energy and resources
The number of disposable nappies used over the average 2.5 years that a child uses nappies is in the region of 3,796. The number of re-usable nappies used for same time is 30 (www.defra.gov.uk - An updated lifecycle assessment study for disposable and re-usable nappies)
Find more information and advice about re-usable nappies.
Bath & District NCT Support the Bath Cloth Nappy Library at their Percy NCT Bumps, Babies and Toddler group at Percy Community Centre, New King Street, Bath BA1 2BN. Come along on a Friday (during term time) between 1pm and 3pm and speak to one of the library volunteers. As well as advice and support for new and existing cloth users, there are loan kits available to hire.
Read our choose re-usable nappies guide.
We are working with the other West of England local authorities (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) to promote re-usable nappies through the Nappy Change for Good campaign.