Real Nappies

Also known as cloth nappies, these are nappies that can be washed and reused. They are easy to use and very similar to disposables, plus they come in exciting patterns, fabrics and colours!

Why choose real nappies?

There are lots of benefits to using real nappies:

  • Kinder to baby - there are no chemicals or oils involved, just the natural absorbency of the material.
  • Money saving - by using real nappies you can save up to £500 per child compared to constantly buying disposables.
  • Good for the environment - a baby will go through approximately 5,000 nappy changes before they are potty trained. If using disposables, that’s 5,000 nappies sent to landfill.

For more information about real nappies including: how to get started, washing information and FAQ’s download our guide to real nappies.

Reward for using real nappies

WasteAware would like to thank those Hertfordshire residents who avoid the mountain of waste created by disposable nappies. So, if you buy reuseable nappies or have joined a nappy laundering scheme, you can claim up to £50 towards the cost!

Alternatively, if you’ve never used real nappies and would like to give them a go we have a free starter kit available in partnership with Close and TotsBots. The kit worth over £100 contains: five all-in-one cloth nappies, one night nappy and wrap, one booster and one roll of disposable liners.

To claim your real nappy reward or order a starter kit please download, print and complete the reward claim form and return along with the documents detailed on the form to:

Real Nappy Reward Scheme
Stevenage Borough Council
Cavendish Road
Stevenage
SG1 2ET