Single use period products are everywhere! They are so popular in fact that we’ve got something of an environmental mess on our hands.
But how did single use pads and tampons get to be so popular? How did we get to be so reliant? And what should we do about them?
Our guests Rachel and Madeline take us on a journey – into the past and into the future of period products and how we can turn this ship around!
Rachel works on this project – Celebration day for girls – https://chalicefoundation.org/celebration-day-for-girls/
More info about what’s in a pad and a tampon - https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-27/which-period-product-is-best-for-the-environment/9090658
She’s Out There’s amazing interview with plastic free period advocate, Monica Francia - https://www.womenshealthtas.org.au/podcasts/shes-out-there/episode-1-making-periods-less-expensive-long-run