As Inflation Hits 40-Year-High Here’s How UK Families Could Save up to £250 by Making One Weekly Shop Switch

As Inflation Hits 40-Year-High Here’s How UK Families Could Save up to £250 by Making One Weekly Shop Switch

With families across the UK feeling the pinch due to soaring cost of living prices and rocketing inflation, one British firm has revealed how making a simple switch on the weekly shop could save households £250 per year.

Research conducted by Cheeky Wipes, which offers a range of reusable cloth-based face wipes, nappies, period products, and more, shows that making the switch from disposable wipes to reusable ones could wipe hundreds of pounds off the cost of the weekly shop over the course of the year.

Around a quarter of British families say they choose to use disposable wipes because they believe them to be cheaper than investing in reusables, according to the Cheeky Wipes survey. However, those cost savings aren’t accurate. Switching to the £47 best-selling reusable wipes kit from Cheeky Wipes is shown to be more cost-effective and could save families who normally buy two packs of disposable wipes per week more than £250 per year.

Helen Rankin, Cheeky Wipes Founder, says, “With many households struggling with the cost of living, we’re all looking for easy ways to save money. There’s a widespread belief that disposable wipes are the cheapest options. However, we’re finding that more and more families are starting to really look at each item they buy on the weekly shop to find cost savings where they can. What they’re finding is that their favourite disposable products aren’t quite the bargain they thought they were.

“Switching to reusable wipes is one of the easiest ways that families can save money, and our research makes it clear that these savings are significant. There’s also the added bonus of doing something positive for the environment, too. We’ve launched a ‘swap to save, guaranteed’ promise to show just how easy it is to make the switch and save money & the planet. Plus we guarantee that parents will love our reusable wipes, or we’ll give them their money back!”

Cheeky Wipes research indicates that the growing number of UK families visiting food banks are spending £30 a month on disposable wipes. That cost could be eradicated by switching to reusable alternatives that simply need to be washed and dried before using again, as many times as needed.

Switching to reusables isn’t just a way to save money; it’s a way to feel good, too. Single use items are one of the biggest contributors towards the rise of microplastics in our oceans. Reusables keep plastic out of the bin, out of landfill, and out of the water.

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