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Sustainability at Baa Baby

Looking after your baby's wellbeing for now and for the future.

Naturally Biodegradable

Sheepskin comes from nature and one day will rejoin nature.

With regular care, real sheepskin lasts a lifetime, but when it comes time to finally throw it out, sheepskin breaks down within a year and will give back to the earth all the nutrients kept inside the skin and fur.

Fake sheepskin however can take over 40 years to breakdown in nature and will in fact pollute the ground with micro-plastics and other toxic compounds. Always buy genuine sheepskin !

Eco Packaging from noissue

We are proud to be part of the Eco Packaging Alliance from noissue.

Their Eco-Packaging Alliance is a great way to contribute to global reforestation, and show off our eco-friendly packaging! For every order we make, they’ll plant trees for you in areas of need.

Recyclable where possible

We are aiming to ensure as many of our products are recyclable in one way or another.

Our luxury magnetic snap shut keepsake gift boxes from The Tiny Box Companyare made from partly recycled materials and are fully recyclable once the magnets and the ribbon tab have been removed.

Reusable and long lasting

Our eco-tote bags are made from unbleached natural cotton. The strong weave ensures the bag is durable and will last use after use and when it comes time to finally throw it out, the natural cotton will biodegrade in as little as 5 months.

We are also proud to say that many of our products can last a lifetime with the correct care. We believe in making products last as long as possible to help keep waste to a minimum.

Free Roaming Flocks

We source all of our Baa Baby sheepskin from New Zealand and Europe – these are from free roaming flocks and not intensively farmed. The sheepskin baby liners we use are then eco-tanned which ensures that the process is completely chrome free – important not only for your baby but also for the environment.

Both Fellhof (based in Austria) and Kaiser (based in Germany) also source their sheepskin from Europe. Their suppliers adhere to strict European legislation and their fleeces are sourced from herds that roam freely.

Eco Tanned - Safe for Baby & Earth

Our Baby safe sheepskin are eco-tanned, always chrome free and any dyes used are vegetable dyes. Medically tanned sheepskin is also a phrase that is frequently used and means that the fleece is not only baby safe but also has some additional qualities. Medically tanned sheepskin is always shorn in length (usually 25mm- 30mm) which is the optimum level for support and even weight distribution. The fleeces are dense and undergo additional quality control whilst the leather is soft and pliable. Our shorn hair lambskins from all our suppliers are medically tanned and all our long hair rugs are eco-tanned. In addition, a number of our suppliers also hold OEKO-TEX 100 certification.

The Brands we stock:

We are very meticulous about which brands we stock here at Baa Baby.

We try to ensure that each brand and product meets our high standards of quality and sustainability.

Nom Nom

Award winning, certified organic skincare products.

"High quality ingredients, strong green credentials and transparency assure you of the best possible products for you and your baby."

"We make every effort to reduce our impact on the environment, helping to protect it for future generations, by using sustainable, biodegradable and recyclable materials. Our containers are made from recyclable glass and plastic and we avoid PVC in our labels."

Tiddley Pom

A wide range of exceptional Vegan, Vegetarian, Organic Natural, Ethically sourced spa products.

"Vegan & Vegetarian product range created from the finest English soil association approved ingredients to provide natural products to Momma and baby."

"No mass production. No waste. Just beautifully natural, sustainable baby skincare that’s as good for your baby (and you) as it is for the planet."

Plan Toys

Lovely eco-friendly lifestyle products designed not to be hidden away in the toy box!

Known as a sustainable toy company, PlanToys has been adopting an eco-efficient concept in its toy-making processes since 1981. This concept has always motivated PlanToys to take advantage of innovation and introduce methods that help reduce environmental impact throughout their production.

The wooden Plan Toys are made from natural rubber wood trees that no longer produce latex.

ThreadBear Design - Tender Leaf Toys

Earth Friendly toys helping to replant as many trees as possible.

Mentari, the wood suppliers for these toys only work with reclaimed rubber wood, a by-product of the latex industry. (No trees cut down specifically for their wood) In addition, for every reclaimed tree it uses, Mentari plants a new one, driving ahead the cycle of regeneration. Mentari/Tender Leaf Toys have been awarded the ICTI Ethical Toy Program seal of approval for their ethical and sustainable supply chain. 

Small Foot Toys

Wooden toys designed and made to last!

The wood for an increasing number of small foot toys comes from FSC 100%-certified plantations - a guarantee for sustainable forestry and the global preservation of forests.

Sustainability comes not only from the material - the lifespan also plays a role! Small foot toys are not throw-away products; they use robust solid wood and layered bonded wood which can withstand extreme strain and use.

FLATOUT Bear Australia

Helping build childcare centres in Cambodia.

Flatout Bears and Rugs are made from 100% pure Australian sheepskin which is of course fully biodegradable. Helping to reduce the amount of long lasting polluting waste.

FlatoutBear is also dedicated to helping others in need. They regularly support charities such as CEDAC Cambodia and Sunrise Children’s Village Cambodia.

Lala and Bea

Ethical products with plastic-free packaging.

Ethical family lifestyle brand, Lala and Bea is designed and made in the UK - from organic cotton slogan sweats in unisex designs, to the softest merino hats and new pure wool blankets - all made ethically in the UK.

By supporting British manufacture they can ensure a fair, living wage for the people who make Lala & Bea goods and they are also showcasing British heritage textile skills that need to be nurtured and celebrated if we are to keep them alive.

MORI - Organic Baby Clothing

Ethical, honest and transparent in everything they do.

Mori is dedicated to reducing their environmental impact of everything they do as a company, from their design process to the fabrics they use. From their own signature sustainable fabric blend of organic cotton and bamboo to their renewable and recycle-able packaging.

The Tartan Blanket Co

1% for People & 1% for the Planet.

1% of every purchase you make with The Tartan Blanket Co will go to helping protect the environment and offsetting more carbon than they are producing, and 1% will go to charities and community projects around the world to help those in need.

They also aim to be completely plastic free by the end of the year and have been making roads in reducing their shipping packaging and only using recycled and recyclable plastic where there is not yet an alternative, while continuing to research alternative plastic free packaging for the future.