Buy a reusable cloth nappy pack from one of our Information and Advice Services. You can also borrow nappy kits from the Bath Cloth Nappy Library.
What are they?
Bambino Mio produce cloth nappies, which are also known as 'Real Nappies', 'Washable Nappies' or 'Terry Nappies'. They are reusable, instead of disposable, and they are a popular choice for eco-conscious parents.
Nappy pack cost
Packs cost £175.40 (worth £250) and include all of the following items:
- 15 miosolo all-in-one reusable nappies
- 50 mioliners (nappy liners)
- 300g miofresh (nappy/laundry cleanser)
- 1 reusable wet nappy bag
- 1 nappy bucket
- 2 laundry bags
Buy a reusable nappy pack
You can buy a reusable nappy pack at:
- Bath Housing, Welfare and Advice Services
- Keynsham Information and Advice Service
- Midsomer Norton Information and Advice Service
Why use reusable nappies?
Reusable nappies are cheaper than disposable nappies. It's estimated that the cost of buying and using reusable nappies is between £182 and £359 per child. The estimated cost of using disposable nappies is £922 (Women's Environmental Network).
Nearly 3 billion disposable nappies are thrown away in the UK each year. This works out as 8 million nappies every day. 90% of these end up in landfill (Women's Environmental Network).
The number of disposable nappies used over the average 2.5 years that a child needs nappies is in the region of 3,796. The number of reusable nappies used for the same time is 30 (An updated lifecycle assessment study for disposable and reusable nappies on GOV.UK).
Bath Cloth Nappy Library
If you're new to cloth nappies and want to learn more, or you're an old hand with a new issue, Bath Cloth Nappy Library has nappies for you to try and information to share.
Regular 'Nappy Natter' meetings are held in Bath to share information and experience. You can also borrow nappies from the nappy library, so you can decide whether or not cloth is for you. Please note, the nappy library charge a small amount to cover running costs. This also helps to expand the range of nappies you can borrow.
The cloth nappy library is run by cloth nappy expert, Ruth Walcot.
|Tuesdays||10.30am to 12pm||St Michael's baby cafe, Broad Street, Bath BA1 5LJ|
|Fridays||1pm to 3pm||Percy Community Centre, New King Street, Bath BA1 2BN|
For more information, please visit the nappy library's Facebook page or email firstname.lastname@example.org