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Campaign for reusable nappies launches today

As Real Nappy Week begins, we find out if going reusable could save you money and help the environment

Posted: 13 May 2011
by Jayne Braithwaite
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Could reusables suit your baby?

Go Real, the non-profit organisation that encourages mums to use reusable nappies, launches this year’s Real Nappy Week with the news that half of potential parents want to “go real”.

But how many actually take the plunge and try reusable nappies?

“We know that at the very least 35,000 parents are currently using Real Nappies,” explained Jon Rolls from Go Real. “If each one of them let just one other parent know about how much money Real Nappies can save parents and more importantly how easy they are to use we would be looking at a significant rise in participation.”

Would reusables suit your family? Find out their pros and cons compared to disposables.

Before you head to the shops, find out about the types of reusable nappy you could try and check out our step by step guide (with pictures!) on how to change each kind.

In the spirit of going green, why not try our favourite eco-friendly baby products? And you’ll need somewhere to keep all your new gear, so here are our favourite changing bags for style savvy mums!

And for more info about changing to reusables and caring for your cloth nappies, check our our ultimate reuables guide.

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