The big green switch – Sruti Hari , Goli Soda

Our series of posts on sustainable menstruation have covered 3 kinds of areas: We’ve presented facts about how disposable driven menstruation is un-sustainable, and given you charts, facts and blog articles. We’ve then featured pieces from actual women who have…

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A cup of happiness – conversations with Preethi Raghav

Our series on reusable menstrual products has received a lot of questions and queries from women wanting to make the switch from disposable menstrual products. As we have discussed previously, disposable menstrual products come with several questionable environmental and human…

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Walking the talk – a conversation with Eco Femme

I first experienced reusable sanitary napkins in 2012. We were new parents keen on raising a green, sustainable baby. Somewhere in the middle of the night when I was flushing poop out of a reusable cloth diaper and congratulating myself…

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How I switched : Anita B on reusable sanitary napkins

I had a careful order of articles planned when we started this month’s series of Re-usables with the series on reusable sanitary napkins. I was going to start by talking about the dangers of disposable sanitary napkins, introduce 3 companies…

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Red is the warmest colour

Bright red is the colour of my bindi. And the colour of my menstrual blood. I grew up at a time when buying pads was so taboo that I would point to the brand I wanted. I brought my pads…

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A Convenient Diaper

Last fortnight we looked at the horrors of disposable diapers for the baby and mother earth. A quick summary of the inconvenient facts are:   and   For the longer version, please read the original blog post here. For those…

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An Inconvenient Diaper

We are parents to a wonderful 13 month old. And not ashamed to admit that we were queasy about the prospect of diaper changes before the arrival of our daughter. As adults we live in a sanitised world with zero…

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