eco-friendly sanitary pads

Cora: An Organic-Tampon Subscription Service That Helps Girls in Need

Don’t be fooled by Cora’s sleek designer packaging. The tampon subscription service is more than a good-looking way to deal with “that time of month.” For one…

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"Flo" Lets Girls in Developing Countries Wash, Dry, Carry Reusable Sanitary Pads

GO WITH IT Designed by Mariko Higaki Iwai, Sohyun Kim, and Tatijana Vasily from California’s Art Center College of Design, Flo is a toolkit that helps girls living in poverty to…

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3D-Printed Disposable Panties Are Now a Thing

Photo by Shutterstock Make way in your underwear drawers, ladies (or gents with certain proclivities). The world’s first three-dimensionally printed disposable panties could hit…

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Redesigned Sanitary Pads Prompt Victims of Sex Trafficking to Seek Help

A group of graduate students at the University of Washington have devised a scheme that could provide urgent recourse for female victims of human trafficking—without arousing the…

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Jani: A Biodegradable Sanitary Napkin Made From Invasive Water Hyacinth

The water hyacinth is to Lake Victoria, Kenya what kudzu (“the plant that ate the south”) is to the southeastern United States—an invasive plant with an unbridled appetite…

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Banana-Fiber Sanitary Pad Offers Inexpensive Solution for Rwandan Women

Did you know that women in the developing world can miss up to 50 days of work and school a year because they can’t afford proper feminine hygiene? While most of us can simply hop…

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