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If there are COVID-19 level changes in NZ that mean we can't run in person events, our workshops will run online and you still get your free pack!
If there are COVID-19 level changes in NZ that mean we can't run in person events, our workshops will run online and you still get your free pack!

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  • Waste Free Mens Products
    February 17, 2021

    Waste Free Mens Products

    For the guys there is one manly activity that can create a mountain of waste over the years and that is shaving with disposable shavers and shaving cream.  In the US alone, 2 billion razors are thrown away every year.
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  • Reusable Menstrual Products
    February 17, 2021

    Reusable Menstrual Products

    Now this is an interesting topic.  Most people I start this conversation with are initially grossed out by the word’s reusable and menstrual being used in the same sentence. 

    The funny thing is that it has only been since the late 1800’s  that a disposable version of a menstrual pad has been available.  But before then women had to deal with is in many different ways, which I am not going to get into to much detail.
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  • Washing Cloth Nappies
    February 16, 2021

    Washing Cloth Nappies

    The information I provide below is general advice that is from brands and care instructions but if you need more there are places you can find more info listed at the bottom of the article or visit the Clean Cloth Nappies Website
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  • Guest Blog - Toilet Training with Bath and Potty Time
    February 16, 2021

    Guest Blog - Toilet Training with Bath and Potty Time

    The average age for a child to be fully toilet trained in New Zealand is the highest it's ever been at around three years. But, for those who have the time and inclination, it can be done much earlier. Whether you're using cloth or disposable nappies; earlier toilet training will help reduce your impact on the environment.
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  • Cloth Nappy Basics, What's What
    February 16, 2021

    Cloth Nappy Basics, What's What

    What will you need?

    Newborns are generally changed 7-10 times per day but as the baby gets older, the changes will become less frequent so you will need less nappies.

    The best place to start is getting a few trial packs from different brands. Once you know what you like, you can add to it.

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