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The best eco-friendly baby products including biodegradable nappies and wipes

Eco friendly baby products and biodegradable nappies

A lot of parents are looking for eco-friendly baby products such as biodegradable nappies and wipes in order to do their bit for the environment. With all the nappies, wipes and clothes it can get through in its lifetime, having a baby can take its toll on the planet. It doesn’t have to be this way: from biodegradable nappies and washable wipes, to clothes made from organic cotton and non-plastic toys, bringing up your baby the environmentally-friendly way might not be all that difficult after all.  

Naty Nappies Biodegradable Nappies


Naty Nappies

If you are going to use a disposable nappy, the most environmentally-friendly option is from Naty. They use wood pulp responsibly harvested from Scandinavian forests as the main absorbent and are fully biodegradable. Plus, there are no nasty chemicals or perfumes to irritate your baby’s sensitive skin.

Sophie The Giraffe Teether Rubber Toy

£11.99 - RRP: £14.99

Sophie the Giraffe

It’s probably one of the most popular baby toys on the market and the good news is that it’s also one of the most environmentally friendly. Made from 100% natural rubber sourced from carefully-managed farms in Malaysia, Sophie is fully biodegradable and a green alternative to plastic teethers.

Beaming Baby Biodegradable Wipes


Beaming baby
It’s quite frightening how many wipes you get through trying to clean those little bottoms, faces and hands so do something good for the planet and invest in wipes that are biodegradable. Beaming Baby’s wipes are made from organic plant ingredients and are free from parabens, alcohol and chlorine so they’re better for your baby too.

Klean Kanteen Eco Friendly Food Container

£24.79 - RRP: £41.99

Klean Kanteen
These food containers are doubly good for the environment. Not only do they stop you wasting food, but they’re also made of stainless steel and recycled cardboard to boost your green credentials.

Star & Moon 100% Natural Orthodontic Pacifier


Star and moon

You don’t have to sacrifice your baby’s love of dummies if you want to go green. Hevea Planet’s pacifiers are made from 100% natural rubber latex and are free from PVC, BPA and artificial colours. As well as being soft and gentle on your little one’s face, these dummies have uniquely designed ventilation holes to prevent a vacuum around the mouth.

Naty Natural Disposable Nappy Bags


Naty Disposable

Being green doesn’t need to be a hassle. These disposable nappy bags are just as effective as their plastic counterparts but, because they’re made from natural cornstarch, they’re also fully compostable.

TotsBots EasyFit Star Reusable Nappies

TotsBots Easyfit Star

Of course, the most obvious way to protect the planet when you have a baby is to opt for reusable nappies. TotsBots EasyFit Stars won our Mother & Baby Reusable Nappy Awards with mums citing how easy they are to clean and the accompanying washing powder as big pluses.

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Tam works at Bauer Media writing affiliate content for Mother and Baby. She moved to London in 2016 and has lived previously in Toronto, Canada and Sao Paulo, Brazil. She had a blog called TaraVivendo and wrote two e-books: Divas and Divando aos 25 anos