Nappies can be disposed of, free of charge, at all household waste recycling centres.

They cannot be recycled and need to be placed in the waste for energy recovery skip. You can save money and reduce waste by using washable nappies.

For more information on using real nappies, visit Go Real, a social enterprise helping families find the greener side of life. They deliver clear, independent and easy to understand information about reusable nappies, or find out about more about nappies from

Find out about the benefits of reusable nappies.

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