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Cloth Sanitary Pads - Reusable Menstrual Products

Approximately 11,000 disposable pads and/or tampons are used in a person's lifetime. Multiply that by the number of people on the planet that use menstrual products and you have a scary amount of waste building up! Image from Organicup There are various products available now such as menstrual cups, crochet tampons and cloth sanitary pads (CSP). CSP are my personal preference so that's what I'd like to discuss here. Interested in menstrual cups? Take this quiz to get a better idea of where to start. So, CSP, I've been using them for around 6 years now. I started off with a starter...

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"Plastic is bad"

"Plastic is bad" That's the message we all keep hearing at the moment. Throw out all the plastic! Replace it with bamboo! Please don't. Really, it's single-use plastic that's bad. Plastic, when used for the right applications, is a wonder product. It's when we take plastic - that takes years to break down - and use it for one, single use. That's when it's bad. Plastic water bottles, packaging on foods - it's all there for one single use. So don't go throwing out all of your Tupperware, it's got life left in it and it'll come in handy when trying...

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How to clean your clothes the eco way...

We all want clean and fresh clothes and if you're reading this you probably want to avoid harming the Earth whilst doing so...

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'Chemical free' is a lie!

Ok, what I really mean is it's super unhelpful...

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Common Soap Myths

Bar soap goes right back in history. I wanted to take the time to cover a few of the most common bar soap myths...

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