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EcoPad Tips HOW TO WASH EcoPad  Wash and dry completely before first use.   Rinse under cold water to remove any discharge. Lather using a gentle laundry soap or any natural laundry detergent.  Soak in cold water for a minimum of 6 hours to overnight. Up to 48 hours if required, changing water daily.  Hand wash or machine wash. Focus lathering and washing on charcoal bamboo fleece side when hand washing. Dry inside or outside, under the sun where possible. DO NOT BLEACH DO NOT DRY CLEAN TUMBLE/MACHINE DRY NOT RECOMMENDED DO NOT USE FABRIC SOFTENER Note: Cloth pads must be dried completely...

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What is Menstrual Hygiene Day? Menstrual Hygiene Day (MHD) is a global advocacy platform that brings together the voices and actions of non-profits, governments and individuals, as well as the private sector and the media, to promote good menstrual hygiene management (MHM) for all women and girls.  Poor menstrual hygiene caused by a lack of education on the issue, persistent taboos and stigma around periods, limited access to hygienic menstrual products and poor sanitation infrastructure undermines the educational opportunities, health and overall social status of women and girls around the world.  As a result, millions of women and girls are...

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5 Problem Solving Benefits of Period Underwear Protect your clothes and sheets - You won’t leak through your clothes anymore or ruin any more of your favourite undies. Convenient - You don’t have to rush to the shops again, because your reusable stash is always handy at home and you can keep your cup or some underwear or pads in your wet bag in your handbag Comfortable – girls who find tampons uncomfortable or contributing to cramping and can’t seem to use intrusive products find period underwear more comfortable than pads and menstrual cups. Healthier – Your vjay will love...

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It can seem a rather daunting task navigating the change to reusable products, but like anything, with a bit of preparation and research, and above all action, you can make it happen and you will never look back! Reusable products give you the feel good buzz of not creating more waste, they are handy, because you can always have them ready to go, they are comfortable, and most importantly, they do the job...they really work! Below are my top 7 tips to get you started: Preparation - First you are going to have to be prepared in advance. You are...

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If you are like us, and like to do your research, then you may be wondering how and why is organic cotton better for the environment than say bamboo viscose or regular cotton.  . Perhaps you like to understand the impact of the clothes you wear, the food you eat and the products you use. . Organic cotton, we have found, as a result of extensive research, is one of the best all-round sustainable fabric solutions for underwear.  It is grown without the use of pesticides, from seeds which have not been genetically modified and because organic farming practices avoid...

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