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Feminine Hygiene
Although tampons have improved over the years, some studies indicate that tampon use can put women at disproportionate risk for endometriosis, breast and reproductive cancers because of toxins. Choose cotton and organic, or better yet, use a reusable cup or cloth pad.
Features: Reusable
The Mooncup is a reusable menstrual cup around two inches long and made from soft silicone rubber. It is worn internally like a tampon but collects menstrual fluid rather than absorbing. Unlike tampons the Mooncup is not a disposable product, so you only need to buy one. In 2004, Mooncup Ltd. was awarded Ethical Company status for its commitment to people and animal friendly practices, making it the first sanitary protection manufacturer in the world to be a certified ethical business. Order online from UK.
Manufacturer: Mooncup
Features: Reusable
The Keeper menstrual cup is a natural tampon alternative - one woman throws away about 10,000 pads or tampons in her life. 'The Keeper menstrual cup is made from natural gum rubber, as opposed to silicone - a synthetic man-made material. This re-usuable sanitary item which removes or reduces the need for tampons and pads.
Manufacturer: The Keeper
Features: Reusable cloth pads, for every ecopad purchase you help send one to a girl or woman in need
Ecopads Australia is a social enterprise. With every item purchased, you are supporting womens' and girls' education, empowerment and environmental projects.
Manufacturer: ecopads
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