Today is Earth Day and to help support this special day we want to talk about something that we are very passionate about. It is well known that we live in a disposable society, the rise in fast fashion and this growing need for the ‘newest’ and ‘best’ products means people are buying and throwing away more to keep up with trends. This trend of shopping is damaging the planet and your bank balance! This Earth Day we want to help change the way society shops.
From the very beginning Natural Baby Shower has believed if you buy well you will only have to buy once. We go on the hunt for the most sustainable and durable baby and family products on the planet so you don’t have to.
Investing in quality and durable goods is the most sustainable way to shop. If you buy well in the first place you can buy products that will last you a lifetime. Well produced products made from high quality materials will last for years, making it possible to be passed along to siblings and friends. It becomes a cherished piece of your little one’s childhood that you can pass on, instead of it ending up in landfill six weeks after purchase.
To help reduce waste and stick to the buy well, buy once mantra it is important to buy products that last. For example, clothes that are made from organic cotton and high quality materials, or hardware that can adapt and grow with your little one instead of having 1 single use.
We can’t wait to show you our top products and brands that support the Natural Baby Shower’s buy well buy once ethos. Help us make the planet that little greener this Earth Day.
Babiators sunglasses are built to last and survive your little one’s adventures. Their lenses offer 100% UVA + UVB protection and the frames undergo rigorous testing to ensure they’re safe for kids. What makes these shades so durable are their flexible frames and shatter resistant lenses which are strong enough to withstand any bending or stomping making them virtually indestructible. They are so confident about their designs Babiators offer a 1 year guarantee, if you lose or break any of their products in the first year, they’ll replace them for free.
Babiators are the perfect buy well, buy once sunglasses that will survive many summer holiday for years to come.
Boori Convertible Range
The Boori convertible range is an amazing investment for your child that will save you money and reduce waste in the long run. It starts life as a convertible cot which transforms into an infant bed and then grows into a two seated sofa AND can also be converted into a double bed later. The perfect reusable addition to any eco nursery. All their products are also made from the highest quality sustainable wood sourced from all around the world to bring their customers the highest quality furniture. For these unique convertible pieces to stand the test of time, they need to be crafted from a strong, durable material and only real solid wood can truly withstand the bumps and knocks of family life.
Frugi are committed to sustainability and create all their clothing with buy well buy once ethos in mind. All their bright and colourful designs are built to last so families can use Frugi for years to come and pass them on to loved ones. Frugi have strict quality standards, they use only GOTS certified organic cotton. Plus all their outerwear, backpacks, lunch bags and pencil cases are all made from recycled plastic bottles. They also design for longevity – cuffs are made for turning, trousers for rolling, knits have a bit more width to allow for little tummies to grow. Each Frugi piece really is made to last and the quality speaks for itself.
Stokke Tripp Trapp
The Stokke Tripp Trapp is the only highchair you will need, it grows with your little one and adapts to their changing needs as they meet different milestones. The intelligent, adjustable design allows freedom of movement with both depth and height adjustable seat and footplates. When adjusted correctly, your child is ensured a comfortable and ergonomic seating position at any age. It really is a chair for life. There is no limit to how long this chair can be in your family or home, it’s so versatile and stylish, the best kind of buy well buy once purchase. As if that’s not enough reason to want one, it’s also made from durable solid beech or oak wood in a long list of contemporary colours. Plus Stokke offer a wide range of optional accessories for comfort and personalisation
Merino Kids produce the ultimate heirloom quality products that are known for being handed down from generation to generation. All their range consist of 100% natural superfine merino and 100% certified organic cotton. With this dedication to only using high quality materials comes products that can stand the test of time and can be treasured for generations. We often hear customers tell us how they have passed on their loved Merino Kids Sleeping Bag to their grandson or niece for them to love too. When looked after correctly and washed with care Merino Kids will last a long time.
TotsBots are the best of the best when it comes to the reusable nappy world. Their clever designs make them easy to use and easy to wash, plus they are designed to last. They make sure that all their nappies are made from the highest quality materials, plus TotsBots cloth nappies are the only reusable nappy brand to be completely Oeko-Tex 100-certified. With all this attention to detail, TotsBots nappies are designed to last well beyond just 1 child. In fact, if they are well looked after they can last through 2, 3 or even 4.
You may also not need as many as you think. TotsBots have made sure that their nappies can grow with your little one so you don't need to buy as many. They have incorporated a clever popper system into their designs to allow you to adjust the sizing. TotsBots are our ultimate buy well, buy once product thanks to their quality made to last design, adjustable sizing features and the brilliant work they do to help reduce the amount of nappies going to landfill.
This Earth Day is the perfect time to start changing your shopping habits and to do your bit to make this planet is little greener and healthier for your children and the generations to come. Join us in our vow to help reduce waste by promising to buy well and buy once, saving the planet and your pennies in the process.