Having periods is expensive. It has been estimated that you will probably spend several thousand dollars on menstrual products over the years you need to use them. When you start calculating in the costs to the environment from disposable products, it really adds up. Women’s Health Tasmania CEO Jo Flanagan talks with Naturopath Monica Francia about some more environmentally friendly options. Most of them should also save you quite a few dollars after several months of use.
Naturopath Monica Francia and Women’s Health Tasmania CEO Jo Flanagan outside Women’s Health Tasmania when they recoded the podcast last year (pre social distancing!)
The ABC War on Waste assessment of sustainable period products in relation to the environment. Read Here
Sydney Morning Herald article about the positive impacts of period underwear. Read Here
A frank and funny article from VICE on sustainable period products. Read Here
Some of the most popular sustainable options
Australian company creating washable underwear for incontinence and periods
American company creating washable underwear for incontinence and periods