toddy

Rotterdam-based Toddy aims to sell fewer diapers

Nathan Volkers, Guus Meijer and Jitta Meijer are three experienced entrepreneurs, and young parents. They were shocked by the amount of nappy waste little ones produce. Now they started Toddy, a sustainable brand that promotes circular use through a combination of (bio-based) disposable nappies, washable nappies, and a potty training program.

Toddy delivers nappies quickly to your home periodically and also offers washable diapers. And when the time is right, the very young company helps parents get started with potty training for the baby.

"

Waste coming from nappies accounts for 8% of our residual waste. To reduce waste Toddy replaced a quarter of the petroleum usually used in diapers with plant-based raw materials. Toddy also supports kids to be housebroken earlier. Nowadays toilet training starts about a year later than it used to be. Parents are busier and the disposable nappies work too well. The start-up developed pedagogically training with experts. The app helps parents and children in all the steps of becoming potty trained.

"<yoastmark

Many parents still have the stubborn idea that you have to choose a washable or a disposable diaper. But there is already a positive impact on the environment if washable nappies are used once a week. Toddy’s flexible nappy boxes make varying easy.

Toddy wants to show that sustainability does not necessarily have to be more expensive. The price per diaper is therefore comparable to most A-brands. And by helping children get potty trained earlier it can be even more affordable in the end.

Share this post

Related posts

Rotterdam Architecture Month takes over Museumpark

The largest architecture festival in the Netherlands is descending on Museumpark during the whole month of June. Visitors

Read more

O. Festival

World premieres and special location performances at O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre.

O. Festival for Opera. Music. Theatre. is an international festival with a programme full of surprises: from international

Read more

Poke Perfect at the Oude Binnenweg

PokΓ© Perfect brings the Haiwaiian pokΓ© bowl to Oude Binnenweg

PokΓ© Perfect is a family-run business that was founded in 2016 and already operates 15 eateries in the

Read more

Rita Ora plays Impact Night

First Impact Night takes place in Rotterdam Ahoy

On Tuesday 4 June, Rotterdam Ahoy will host Impact Night, a brand new event that will bring thousands

Read more

Inside Rotterdam

The leading city-guide for tourists, business people, expats and locals. 150.000+ readers.

Download our free city app and start exploring!