Feeling overwhelmed by the environmental problems? Like whatever you do it is not enough? You’re not alone! Lauren Graves shares the small steps she has taken to reduce her own impact, and asks “what will your one tiny something be”?
Did you know that mainstream period pad brands (like Tampax, Lil-lets and Always) contain around the same amount of plastic as four carrier bags, and a tampon made by those same companies is roughly 6% of plastic (even before you consider the packaging or applicators)? Jasmine Tribe talks about plastic pollution, periods, and City to Sea’s campaign for a more environmentally friendly period.