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The rising popularity of glass bottles

Not to brag, but we are selling glass baby bottles like hotcakes! We’ve certainly noticed the growing attractiveness to glass bottles as opposed to plastic, and we’re here to tell you some reasons why parents might be making the switch to glass.

Plastic-free parenting

Going plastic-free sounds intimidating, but no one is saying you have to chuck out all the plastic products that you and your little ones swear by. Making a few teeny tiny adjustments might make your life a little easier!

Buying glass bottles is an easy and practical first step to becoming more sustainably-minded – something everyone seems to be thinking about more and more. Shifting to a long-lasting, glass product just makes sense for a lot of people and makes your home that little bit more sustainable.

This is just one reason why parents are opting for great products like glass bottles, and products made from more natural resources.

A more sustainable future

Living a more sustainable life seems to be a growing trend among parents and it’s not hard to see why. We all want to create the best future we can for our little ones, which includes doing our bit for the environment they’ll grow up in!

Personally, we’ve set ourselves the ambitious goal to remove single-use plastics from our packaging and facilities by the end of 2022. We’re on track and making conscious choices in our packaging and our products every day to look after our planet for future generations.

Listen, we’ve all taken an extra long shower for some peace and quiet or driven to the shop that’s a 6-minute walk down the road – reducing your carbon footprint can be tough sometimes. But buying glass rather than plastic is a simple and effective way to create a more sustainable future for your little ones.

What are the main benefits of glass bottles?

  • Glass bottles are super easy to clean!

There’s nothing worse than when your plastic containers start to get a little orange from washing them with last night’s tomato pasta sauce. The good thing about glass is that it won’t stain or hold on to smells like plastic bottles might.

  • They can withstand hot temperatures.

You know what they say, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. You need to know that, when sterilizing or preparing formula, your baby bottle can hold up to the hot temperatures they’ll be exposed to – time and time again.

  • No BPA, ever.

Some plastic bottles contain BPA which can be harmful to your little ones (rest assured, Tommee Tippee bottles don’t). Glass bottles are 100% BPA free so there’s no need to worry about your baby’s health when it comes to feeding.

  • Modern glass bottles (including ours) are shatterproof.

The main concern around glass seems to be breakability, but they’re more durable than you think! Our glass is tempered, meaning no more worrying about the inevitable bumps and drops that come with feeding your little one.

  • They stand the test of time!

Some plastic bottles morph and distort over time, especially when exposed to high heat. Tommee Tippee bottles are made to hold up to extreme temperatures, but buying glass over plastic is a sure-fire way of ensuring your baby bottles last as long as your little one needs them.

Choosing what’s right for you

Buying bottles isn’t an easy task, there are so many choices and you never know if you’re making the right one! Consider these factors in your search:

  • Is the bottle easy to use? Spilled milk is 100% worth crying over, so make sure your bottle is as easy to use as possible.

Our bottles are designed with your hands in mind – so they’re easy to hold and hang on to when feeding!

  • Babies have spoken and they prefer something that reminds them of Mom. Is the bottle nipple shaped like a breast?

Tommee Tippee’s bottles all have an extra-wide neck and breast-like nipple to help babies make a natural latch and secure seal.

  • How easy is it to clean? We know you don’t have the time to scrub each and every product – get something that’s easy to keep sparkling clean.

Our Closer-To-Nature bottles only have 3 parts so it’s easy to separate and clean or pop in the dishwasher!

If you need some convincing, our trusted Partner, Hilaria Baldwin, loves our Closer-To-Nature bottles!

“Having a bottle designed to mimic mom’s breast was vital to ensure a natural latch for my babies…. I completely fell in love with Tommee Tippee’s Closer to Nature bottles and it’s always one of the first things I buy when I’m nesting for one of my babies.”


Remember, if your baby has a Tommee Tippee bottle that they can’t live without – don’t worry about it! We are 100% baby safe, no matter which bottle you choose.

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