Category: Being green

Green packaging for our products

Green packaging

Green packaging or eco-packaging is something that we have been working hard on at Nappyneedz. Being an online business, we need to think about our product packaging and what we send it all out in. We haven’t got it all right but wanted to tell you about what we are trying to do. Product packaging […]

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Reusable menstrual pad sizes

Reusable menstrual pad sizes

Reusable menstrual pad sizes can be confusing. How do you know which one will work best for you? Here is our guide to the different sizes that our washable pads come in. Washable liners Liners are great for everyday freshness. They do not need to be very absorbent as they are not designed for use during […]

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wet bags for daycare

Wet bags for daycare

Wet bags for daycare are something we get asked about a lot. Finding an alternative to single-use products is always a good idea. Using a washable, reusable wet bag is a great way to cut down on the amount of plastic carrier bags you use. Cutting down on plastic bags There has been a lot in […]

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Sterilising your menstrual cup

Sterilising your menstrual cup

Sterilising your menstrual cup is essential. Recent research has found that TSS and other bacteria can grow on the silicone of your cup. Sterilising will stop these from growing and keep your cup clean and healthy. There are a number of easy ways that you can do this. Keep it clean When I first began […]

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choosing washable breast pads

Choosing washable breast pads

Washable breast pads are a great choice for nursing mothers. The soft fabrics make them perfect for sore and achy breasts and nipples. The fact that they are reusable will save you lots of money. Washable breast pads Many mothers find that they will have a let down from both breasts when feeding. Pregnant women […]

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Using the collapsible cup

I recently asked a couple of people to give our new collapsible menstrual cups a try and see how they found them. Here is the first of the reviews that I got back. Using the collapsible cup I used this collapsible cup for 2 cycles, the first time I had a wee bit of trouble […]

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Trying out a menstrual cup

Trying out a menstrual cup

Thinking about trying out a menstrual cup? I recently gave some women the chance to ‘test drive’ one of our menstrual cups. Here is how one woman, who was new to menstrual cups found the experience. Positives – No tampon strings – No worrying about defecating on tampon strings and contamination – No wet tampon […]

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Waste reduction

Waste reduction

Waste reduction is something that needn’t be hard work. You can take a few simple steps to cut down on the amount of waste that you produce. This week is waste free parenting week, so I thought that it might be a good idea to talk about some of the products that we have, that […]

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Waste free parenting week 2017

Waste Free Parenting Week 2017

Waste free parenting week 2017 kicks off next week on the 1st of May. Nappyneedz has been a sponsor of this event for the past few years and this year is no exception. So what is it? How can you get involved? What do you need know? Read on. Waste free parenting week 2017 The […]

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Do babies need shampoo?

If you look in a supermarket or baby shop, you will see a huge range of baby toiletries. Are they really necessary? Do babies need shampoo? Can you manage without soap? Does not using baby bubble bath matter? Avoiding soap Television adverts, magazines and even our own childhood might make us think that we have […]

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