Real nappy grants

As Inverclyde Council strives to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill, we have set aside funds to assist Inverclyde parents, and parents to be, who want to purchase real nappies.

  • We can offer grants of up to £80 to help towards the cost of purchasing washable, reusable nappies.
  • Grants are issued on a ‘first come first served’ basis and are limited to one grant per household.
  • Proof of purchase will be required.

The average child will use approximately 6,500 disposable nappies by the time they reach two and a half with the majority of these ending up in landfill sites. Some estimates suggest that disposable nappies could take up to 500 years to break down.

Reusable nappies come in a variety of styles and colours, from the traditional square to the modern shaped type.  Real nappies can be used on subsequent children making them even better value and an environmentally friendly alternative to disposable nappies.

For further information, or to apply for a grant, please contact 01475 715902.

Page last updated: 7 November 2016