Sustainable parenting ideas
As those of us trying to reduce our plastic use quickly learn, having a baby can put a real spanner in the works of our push towards a more sustainable lifestyle (although, of course, parenthood is magical in every other way).
While it's unrealistic to expect to have a child and not produce any waste (and new parents hardly need that additional pressure on their already exhausted shoulders), you can make plastic-free swaps and purchases that fit in with your chaotic parenting life and also with your desire to use less plastic.
Here are some of the coolest sustainable, reusable and plastic-free baby items - and beyond baby items - to invest in. It doesn't hurt that they look gorgeous.