Free Reusable Nappies.
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Free Reusable Nappies.

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Found 19th Aug
Some councils are offering free samples or starter packs of reusable nappies in a bid to discourage unnecessary waste going to landfill.

These are seen to be kinder to the environment as it is believed the waste will biodegrade within 4 years instead of 400!

Heres a few links to councils I'm aware of that are doing it.

bradford.gov.uk/recycling-and-waste/reduce-reuse-recycle/reusable-nappies/

north-herts.gov.uk/home/waste-and-recycling/reduce-and-reuse/reusable-nappies

hertsmere.gov.uk/Environment-Refuse--Recycling/Recycling--Waste/Waste--Recycling-collections/Real-Nappies.aspx

recycleforessex.com/news-and-ideas/cloth-nappies/

wealden.gov.uk/Wea…spx

lesswaste.org.uk/reu…es/

Also you can check here for any other council who may have such a scheme:
gov.uk/find-local-council

Also while checking these on Google I came across this site who are also offering freebies. beamingbaby.co.uk/nappies/washable-nappies/reusable-nappy-trial-packs.html
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Well I remember the day when HUKD used to be a place for people to share great deals and be really supportive if it's not for you there is no need to be rude.
Nobody can post anything these days without being shot down, can they? This is something potentially free that some people pay a lot of money for, so it doesn't matter whether you like using reuse or disposable, does it, it's a good deal. I don't like using iPhones but if there was one for free I would still see it was a good deal.
Shrice6 m ago

Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you …Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you have kids???


Yeah! Two!
The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for generations with reusables, now you mention them, and parents get triggered almost resulting in a full on breakdown and you being on the receiving end of grievous bodily harm. Then there's that passive aggressive laugh followed by, 'oh.. ohh but you... you don't understand' - Because comprehension is simply not possible unless you have procreated.

Marketers prey on the understandable emotional vulnerability of parents, they are so easily able to manipulate parents with emotion, fear (or anything but their brand causing harm), shame (like it's neglect to try to save money and anything your child needs), companies and their marketers have influenced culture to such a degree it is frowned upon to buy anything but the brands and products that are seen as acceptable, even tho evidence says these things are fine. It's impossible to be objective about baby products and also be a parent.
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Except the whole "greener" thing was debunked years ago; the only things "wrong" with the older disposables was the fact they didnt breakdown very well after landfill; as I understand it, the newer ones are moslty bio degradable.

Still they are free.
Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you have kids???
Shrice6 m ago

Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you …Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you have kids???


Yeah! Two!
Shrice3 m ago

And you used re useable?


Yeah we use both tbh. I admit If we're out and about we sometimes take disposable because it's more convenient.
At home, family or friends we don't really mind the reusable.
Edited by: "SquirbyDude" 19th Aug
Shrice14 m ago

Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you …Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you have kids???


my question exactly cant imagine my self scrubbing 24/7;( i find toilet training hard this mut just be another mission(fierce)
SquirbyDude6 m ago

Yeah we use both tbh. I admit If we're out and about we sometimes take …Yeah we use both tbh. I admit If we're out and about we sometimes take disposable because it's more convenient.At home, family or friends we don't really mind the reusable.


Pat on your back(cheeky) you can make time to wash them do you wash straight away or in piles
Well I remember the day when HUKD used to be a place for people to share great deals and be really supportive if it's not for you there is no need to be rude.
Nobody can post anything these days without being shot down, can they? This is something potentially free that some people pay a lot of money for, so it doesn't matter whether you like using reuse or disposable, does it, it's a good deal. I don't like using iPhones but if there was one for free I would still see it was a good deal.
No kids, no interest but thats gonna be one smelly washing machine
Saves on the landfill so a good idea
Not being rude or bashing free, I am saying I wouldn’t use one of these and I don’t get how people do....even if it’s free I won’t use it so therefore not a great deal for me...
Duck Fat!
jarjarmustdie23 m ago

No kids, no interest but thats gonna be one smelly washing machine …No kids, no interest but thats gonna be one smelly washing machine Saves on the landfill so a good idea


Working in a care home makes you immune to stuff like that
Shrice1 h, 15 m ago

Do you have kids???


No, I was never that stupid
TBF, these are a big step up from the old fashioned terry towelling and rubber pants system; as a Nursery Nurse for 25 years, we used to actively despise parents insisting on using those; pee and stink everywhere, because they leaked like a sieve.
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These are slightly better, but still no fun when full of brown (or green) stuff. One child using these is more hard work and time consuming than 8 babies wearing disposables (or 30 babies if wearing terry towelling).

The only similar product I used for my children was a reusable swim nappy; and luckily for me, even from 6 months old, they never filled it with anything semi solid while wearing it.
Edited by: "Gentle_Giant" 19th Aug
spaceinvader5 m ago

No, I was never that stupid


Are you calling your mom stupid?
Shrice7 m ago

Are you calling your mom stupid?


I'm not going to change my opinions just because I was conceived
spaceinvader1 m ago

I'm not going to change my opinions just because I was conceived


Lol it was just a harsh way to say “no”
The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for generations with reusables, now you mention them, and parents get triggered almost resulting in a full on breakdown and you being on the receiving end of grievous bodily harm. Then there's that passive aggressive laugh followed by, 'oh.. ohh but you... you don't understand' - Because comprehension is simply not possible unless you have procreated.

Marketers prey on the understandable emotional vulnerability of parents, they are so easily able to manipulate parents with emotion, fear (or anything but their brand causing harm), shame (like it's neglect to try to save money and anything your child needs), companies and their marketers have influenced culture to such a degree it is frowned upon to buy anything but the brands and products that are seen as acceptable, even tho evidence says these things are fine. It's impossible to be objective about baby products and also be a parent.
Shrice6 m ago

Lol it was just a harsh way to say “no”


I never said people who do it are stupid, I said it's a stupid decision, you jumped to conclusions, but that's understandable after what you've been through .

I think you guys should be grateful to those who don't breed, without us there would be no objectivity in reusable nappy threads.
Do they do them in adult sizes? Would have saved me having to get up of my arse a couple of times in the pub this lunchtime.
spaceinvader28 m ago

The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for …The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for generations with reusables, now you mention them, and parents get triggered almost resulting in a full on breakdown and you being on the receiving end of grievous bodily harm. Then there's that passive aggressive laugh followed by, 'oh.. ohh but you... you don't understand' - Because comprehension is simply not possible unless you have procreated. Marketers prey on the understandable emotional vulnerability of parents, they are so easily able to manipulate parents with emotion, fear (or anything but their brand causing harm), shame (like it's neglect to try to save money and anything your child needs), companies and their marketers have influenced culture to such a degree it is frowned upon to buy anything but the brands and products that are seen as acceptable, even tho evidence says these things are fine. It's impossible to be objective about baby products and also be a parent.


Parent to a 6month old girl, ain't got time to wash 13 nappys a day and have a job.
Pile of turd deal
spaceinvader1 h, 23 m ago

The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for …The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for generations with reusables, now you mention them, and parents get triggered almost resulting in a full on breakdown and you being on the receiving end of grievous bodily harm. Then there's that passive aggressive laugh followed by, 'oh.. ohh but you... you don't understand' - Because comprehension is simply not possible unless you have procreated. Marketers prey on the understandable emotional vulnerability of parents, they are so easily able to manipulate parents with emotion, fear (or anything but their brand causing harm), shame (like it's neglect to try to save money and anything your child needs), companies and their marketers have influenced culture to such a degree it is frowned upon to buy anything but the brands and products that are seen as acceptable, even tho evidence says these things are fine. It's impossible to be objective about baby products and also be a parent.


i thought you sounded a bit harsh earlier, but all of this is sadly so true...
in the old days we all got by with hand me downs and re used furniture, cots/push chairs etc.
I think i was the 3rd baby in my push chair, and the 5th or 6th in that cot!
alas these days they tell you everything must be 100% brand new or else everyone is in absolute mortal danger.

I have no idea how people managed in the days of reuseable nappies though!
I don't know what's worse, the suggestion of using reusable or the fact you took so much time out of your day to post this "deal" !!!!!
Thanks OP! I always thought I would try reusables (from what I know of the system you still have disposable nappy liners so not too much poo everywhere? And leakages happen with disposables too I've scrubbed a few pooey sleepsuits) but never wanted to invest in case I couldn't handle it and would end up wasting money
Sadly not in Birmingham
time for a change
A great deal just a shame my council don't offer any incentive. 3000 nappies per household per child are off to landfill.... that's going to smell nice in 100 years! I do 1 extra wash every 2 days for my reusable nappies and I couldn't give a toss about a bit of a smell when I open the bucket.... ignorant people! Heat op
Shrice5 h, 13 m ago

Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you …Cold! Have you tried to use one of these over the regular ones? Do you have kids???


Lol why cold it’s free
spaceinvader4 h, 39 m ago

The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for …The human race has survived for millenia without nappies, then for generations with reusables, now you mention them, and parents get triggered almost resulting in a full on breakdown and you being on the receiving end of grievous bodily harm. Then there's that passive aggressive laugh followed by, 'oh.. ohh but you... you don't understand' - Because comprehension is simply not possible unless you have procreated. Marketers prey on the understandable emotional vulnerability of parents, they are so easily able to manipulate parents with emotion, fear (or anything but their brand causing harm), shame (like it's neglect to try to save money and anything your child needs), companies and their marketers have influenced culture to such a degree it is frowned upon to buy anything but the brands and products that are seen as acceptable, even tho evidence says these things are fine. It's impossible to be objective about baby products and also be a parent.


I stoped bothering since i swaped from pampers to aldi nappies and wipes better value and qulity:/ i had to keep on justifying to everyone why my children's there nappys were dangling when they hadnt even done much urine in it after aldi never again
Edited by: "amzzzzyyyy" 19th Aug
Where does the poop go with these? do they scrape it off into the loo then throw them in the wash ?
Hot from me, great post
Used modern terry nappies on my sons, now 8 & 4 (obviously not in nappies anymore) not because I'm a tree hugger but because £100 + washing is a damn sight cheaper than 000's on disposals for 2 kids, this is a deal site after all.
Great post OP
Firemountain6 h, 25 m ago

Where does the poop go with these? do they scrape it off into the loo then …Where does the poop go with these? do they scrape it off into the loo then throw them in the wash ?


We use biodegradable liners which catch the poo and can be flushed
Firemountain1 h, 26 m ago

Where does the poop go with these? do they scrape it off into the loo then …Where does the poop go with these? do they scrape it off into the loo then throw them in the wash ?


Something like that, basically defeats the purpose of disposable diapers
My daughter is just coming up to 16 and I used these when she was born...not much more hard work than disposable nappies-an extra wash every couple of days but with a baby the washing machine is constantly on anyway. I was a single parent and was working full time and i used them for cost rather than ecological reasons. These were passed on to friends and were used on a further 3 children that I know of. My council gave me boots vouchers as an incentive to use them.
Edited by: "R4chr" 20th Aug
Many thanks Op. Got some for the nephew - he'll appreciate them greatly when he goes to Lan Parties
Edited by: "DAZZ2000" 20th Aug
So do I need to buy another washing machine to wash these? No thanks.
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