October 23rd, 2015

Should we welcome the return of nappy recycling?

by Hilary Vick   The news that nappy recycling specialist Knowaste is looking to open a new facility will receive rather a lukewarm welcome – at least from those of us engaged in trying to minimise the environmental impact of nappies by promoting reusables. Their plan, submitted on 14th September, is for a new absorbent […]


September 12th, 2014

Real nappies: absorbing the lessons of incentive schemes

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by Hilary Vick   For the past 11 years I have been trying to get more London parents to try reusable nappies. This may be one of the biggest behavioural change challenges there is. Disposables nappies are cheap, convenient and easy to dispose of. You can throw a nappy in a park bin, pop it […]