by Alison Jones
Did you know there are reusable alternatives to disposable feminine products? They are ecofriendly and in the long run will save you money. Instead of using disposable menstrual items such as pads and tampons, there are reusable pads, sponges, and cups! There are many different brands on the market, and you can even find patterns online to make your own cloth pads. Pads work just like disposable ones except that you wash the pad instead of throwing it away. If you’re wondering how this works when you are away from home, there are carriers that can help with that. There are also sponges that can replace tampons, and there are carriers that make the sponges easy to travel with as well. Another ecothrifty menstrual product is the cup. They are made of either natural rubber or medical grade silicone, and you only need one.
Thanks to GladRags.com for the use of their photo.