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Use cloth nappies for your baby

Whakaiti iho i te para i ngā kura

Disposable nappies do not break down in landfill. You can reduce your daily waste by using cloth nappies instead. If washed and dried correctly, cloth nappies can also save you money.

Waste Free Parenting workshops

There are free Waste Free Parenting workshops where you can get practical advice such as:

  • which nappies are suitable for your baby
  • how to wash cloth nappies
  • how to reduce waste in your household.

The workshops are two and a half hours long and usually cost $30 ($35 for couples). We run some workshops in conjunction with other events, so costs may vary.

Attendees receive a free cloth nappy pack (one per family) and a light morning tea or supper.

For more information including dates, locations and bookings, visit the Waste Free Living website.

Cloth nappy trial

We also offer a free eight week cloth nappy trial for early childcare centres, along with advice on other ways to reduce your centre's waste.

For more information, contact:

Philippa-Rose Payne

021 829 571