A report from the Environment Agency claiming real nappies
are as harmful to the environment as disposables has heated up debate between the pro-real and pro-disposable nappy camps.
BEAUTIFUL babies from across South Wales have been picked to star in a calendar to promote the use of real nappies
Using real nappies
, recycling clothes and even opting for reusable, washable wipes all help when it comes to the bigger picture.
Bromsgrove's waste management boss, Councillor Margaret Sherrey, said: "We strongly support the use of real nappies
for both baby and in the bid to cut down on waste."
There will be a number of information stands offering personal contact with experts on subjects including real nappies
, maternity, breastfeeding, childcare and baby yoga.
There are now 30 different types of real nappies
which fasten with Velcro, poppers or grips.
Montgomeryshire member Dan Munford highlighted an initiative by Powys County Council -``the campaign for real nappies
'Everyone still thinks that the real nappies
are pins and squares but it is so easy now,' says Ms Hatherall.
So I became an agent selling the Real Nappies
"I always knew I was going to use real nappies
for two reasons," she says.
Other waste reducing schemes run by the county council include promoting car-sharing, encouraging use of 'real nappies
', compost bins and bags for life.
Visitors to the fair were given a glimpse how purchasing organic food, fairtrade goods, ethical cleaning products, real nappies
and renewable energy can help the planet whilst not be detrimental to everyday life.