Switching to reusable menstrual pads or menstrual cups is an environmentally friendly alternative.
It will not only save waste from landfill, but it will also save you lots of money. It will be also much better for your health.
Good for our planet
By choosing reusable menstrual products, you will save lots of unnecessary waste from landfill! A menstruating woman will use om average between 12 000 and 16 000 disposable menstrual products in during her life. Combined with all the packaging, this is a lot of waste!
Good for your body
Your body will thank you for switching to reusable menstrual products. They do not contain the harmful chemicals which can be found in disposable pads and tampons. Therefor you will avoid the potential of hazardous chemicals being absorbed into your body. Reusable menstrual pads are less likely to cause rashes and allergies as no harmful toxins or smelly perfumes interfere with your hormones and ph levels. Using menstrual pads will also remove the risk of Toxic Shock Syndrome which is associated with tampons.
Good for your budget
Making the change to reusable menstrual products is very cost effective. Buying a set of reusable menstrual pads or a menstrual cup, will save you lodes of money in the long run. There is no need to buy new products each month. Reusable menstrual pads, or menstrual cups will last for years.