Why the way we menstruate today is environmentally unsustainable.

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There is no viable disposing of the disposable.

How did it become like this?

Disposable Pads.

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The anatomy of a typical pad

Tampons.

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The anatomy of a typical tampon

What happens when these products are disposed of?

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But there is a solution.

Non-disposable menstrual products that can be used more than once are emerging in the market more than ever.

Menstrual cups.

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X-ray of a menstrual cup in use
A SMART Menstrual Cup

The Period Underwear.

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Why only now?

So, what can I do?

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