Period Talk: Sustainable Options for Women

Period Talk: Sustainable options for Women | ecogreenlove
The average woman uses roughly 11,000 tampons in her lifetime. Photograph: Image Source/Getty Images/Image Source

“The paper feminine hygiene industry has done a very good job of convincing women that their period is something [which] should be out of sight and out of mind, something they shouldn’t talk about,” Zivku said. “Think about the advertisements we see – it’s all about silent wrappers, discrete and smaller products that are easier to hide or dispose of, and concealing the fact you have your period. Without opportunities for positive period talk, women and girls may not have the opportunity to learn about or even ask about other, more sustainable options.”

We found this article on Guardian Sustainable Business, super interesting and highly recommended for our women readers. Click on the Link or image to read the full article. Please share your opinions with us!

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