The Nappy Lady, Kate Meads has workshops nationwide where you can get a FREE SAMPLE PACK!
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What I do
Waste Free Parenting Workshops
My 2 hour workshop is broken up into two parts. The first hour is focused on ways in which you can reduce waste with a new baby. It includes discussions around what you do and don't need when having a baby, dealing with household waste and food waste, re-usable alternatives, re-usable products for mum and making up-cycled nappies plus lots more. The second hour of the workshop focuses on cloth nappies, how to wash them efficiently, washing with water restrictions and how to choose which nappies will suit your baby best.learn more >>
Lets leave a waste free world for our children and grandchildren.
I have created this website to help support you in becoming more waste free at home with your new family.
Often we believe we need to change everything to make a difference, in the long term this is true but in the short term it seems too hard. What we forget is that if we all just make a small seemingly insignificant change every day the results will be hugely significant. It is the old saying...Take care of the penny's and the pounds will look after themselves....
Making decisions as a parent can be difficult
I know it can be very confusing and quite a time consuming decision making decisions when you are having your first baby because there are so many options available, but hopefully after reading through my website guides you will be able to confidently make the right decision or come along to a workshop and get educated.learn more >>
3500 families attend my workshops around New Zealand
8% - 19% of council domestic waste is made up of disposable nappies
Save around $4000 per child just by using cloth nappies!
Cloth Nappy Week.
Make our world a better place
for your children!
What is in a workshop nappy pack?
Due to my sponsorship and work with councils the packs that are given out at workshops do change between each event and also between each city/town. I work with lots of different brands and the combination of products change in each pack. To view a sample of the packs please click the link belowlearn more >>
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Kate Meads, The Nappy Lady is known as a trusted source of information for brands... she does not sell any of them, so the information provided is unbiased and accurate as she see's it. If you were wondering about a particular product, watch the videos....learn more >>
What is at the workshops?
During my 2.5 hour worskshops you will get lots of exciting and inspirational education around ways you can minimize waste at home especially with a baby and you will also learn lots about modern cloth nappy options too.learn more >>
This website is full of information, fact and advice but sometimes it can be a bit hard to find exactly what you want.
Hopefully this area of quick links will help direct you to what you are looking for
- Pre-Fold Nappies
- Snap In / Pop In Nappies
- Pocket Nappies
- Fitted Nappies
- All in One Nappies
- Nappy Styles Overview
- Birth to Potty Nappies
- Covers/Wraps for Cloth Nappies
- Boosters/Inserts for Cloth Nappies
- Cloth Nappy Accessories
- Cloth Nappy Fabrics
- The Cost of Cloth vs Disposable
- Nappy FAQ
- Benefits of Cloth
- Washing Cloth Nappies
- Why are my nappies leaking?
- Why are my nappies smelly?
- Strip Washing
- Cloth Nappy Basics - what's what
- Cloth Nappy Facts
- Going Green or back to Normal?
- Call a nappy fairy...
- Toilet Training
- Hiring Cloth Nappies
- Childcare Centres that use Cloth
- WINZ Approved Cloth Nappy Suppliers
- Elimination Communication
- Disposable nappies & wipes
- Swimming Nappies
- Baby Food Packaging and Waste
- Disposable vs Reusable
- Reusable Breast Pads
- Re-usable Menstrual Products
- The Sneeze Wee - Incontinence
- Recycling - the right way
- Composting and Worm Farming
- Food Waste and Packaging
- The Nappy Lady Reviews
- The Nappy Lady Workshops
- About The Nappy Lady
- Photo Gallery
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