A Beginner’s Guide to Plastic-Free Periods

The average woman spends 6.5 years of her life menstruating, and uses around 11,000 disposable menstrual productsÂą. Despite advice from water companies and manufacturers, 1.5 billion are flushed away in the UK every year. As well as contributing to ‘fatbergs’ in our sewers, many end up in the sea and on our beaches—on a recent trip to the Sussex seaside, it was hard to explain to my 3 year old exactly why he couldn’t add … Read more