Feminine Hygiene

Week 12

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Feminine Hygiene


I started my period in junior high, right in the middle of a week long summer soccer camp. Read more →

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5 Sustainable Options for Feminine Hygiene


A woman has, on average, about 450 periods in her lifetime, the average woman using about 9,600 tampons. This is both an enourmous amount of period waste sent to landfills, and a hefty amount of cash spent on single-use items. Here are five sustainable alternatives to keep your trash can empty and your bank account full. Read more →

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How to Make a Reusable Cloth Pad


Cloth pads may be a thing of the past, but they are making a comeback in the sustainable world. Unlike disposable pads, cloth can be washed and reused a hundred times over without contributing to landfill waste and saving a boatload of money in the process. This project takes less than a half hour and you can make a whole bunch in one sitting! Read more →

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Letter Asking for Sustainable Period Products


I can stop using disposable period products for the rest of my life, but as long as major companies are producing them, the problem still exists. This week I'm writing to Tampax, a leading brand in feminine hygiene products, and asking them to consider working towards more sustainable products. Read more →