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Start your green parenting journey today 

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Join a free local group of parents and carers of children from newborns to teens who share advice and ideas on how to make their parenting journey more sustainable.

We have WhatsApp and Facebook groups where we post ideas, ask questions, and advertise events.

Topics range from:

  • Ideas for sustainable parties

  • Tips on making school dress-up costumes

  • Encouraging toy, clothes, uniform and book swaps

  • Raising environmental awareness and reducing waste

  • Involving children in gardening and litter picking projects

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Get involved!

VOLUNTEER

Merton Green Parents is a volunteer-led group of local parents who have come together to share advice and ideas on how to make their parenting journey more sustainable.

 

Anyone is welcome to join as a volunteer to help coordinate activities and organise events.

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JOIN THE CONVERSATION ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Send us an email to join our Whatsapp group: 

mertongreenparents@sustainablemerton.org

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LEARN MORE

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REUSABLE NAPPIES

Have you been thinking about switching to reusable nappies? Do you want to know more about the options available and why ditching disposables is good for the planet, and your baby's future? Watch our Web Chat with Sustainable Merton Community Champion and reusable nappy campaigner, Yasmin as she covers everything reusable nappy related! Contact Yasmin at yasmin@carboncopy.eco

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YOUR LOCAL NAPPY LIBRARY

Wimbledon NCT's cloth nappy library provides impartial advice and support to families considering trying cloth nappies. They have kits to suit newborn babies through to potty training. Kits include nappies, fleece and paper liners, large and small wet bags. A full demo offered, plus written instructions. Contact Sarah at nappylibrary.wimbledon@nct.org.uk

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QOOKEEE

Qookeee (pronounced ‘cookie’) is an eco-friendly baby and toddler clothing rental store for ages 0-24 months, renting out sustainable brands such as Mori, Toby Tiger, Muddy Puddles and Kite Clothing. Qookeee is set up like an online shop but instead of buying your items when you check out you rent them instead. An easy way to waste less.

Know of any other sustainable businesses in Merton helping to make parenting journeys greener? Let us know!

mertongreenparents@sustainablemerton.org

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