Washable hygiene products
Think about whether you or your family could switch to washable:
- make up remover pads
- sanitary products such as menstrual cups or period pants
- incontinence pads
Reusable kitchen products
Think about switching to reusable:
- freezer bags
- water bottles
- wax wraps - you can even make your own wraps
For information and advice about reusable nappies visit the:
'Smartie Pants' nappy incentive scheme
We are offering parents the chance to claim £30 for switching to washable nappies with our 'Smartie Pants' nappy incentive scheme.
To qualify for the payment:
- you must be a resident of Bracknell Forest Borough
- your child must be under 18 months old
- you must be the child’s parent or legal guardian
- you must use the payment to go towards the cost of purchasing reusable nappies or towards the weekly cost of a nappy washing service
- you can only make 1 claim per child
Random checks may be made to check the eligibility of your claim. If you are found to have falsely claimed the subsidy you will be asked to repay the full amount.
To prove your entitlement you must supply:
- a copy of your child’s birth certificate
And one of the following:
- a recent detailed receipt or receipts clearly showing the purchase of reusable nappies to the total value of £30 or more
- an invoice, or invoices, to the total value of £30 or more, or a signed compliments slip from a nappy washing service
- signed confirmation from a health professional - on the reverse of the application form there is a blank form which can be signed the next time you see your health visitor
To apply for the £30 incentive, fill in the application form below and return it together with your evidence using the online form.
Re3 reuse scheme
Unwanted household items that could be used by someone else can be dropped of at re3's reuse areas. There are reuse areas at both of re3's recycling centres. Your items will help support charities and local organisations.
Visit re3 reuse scheme to find out household items that can be reused.