For some of us, our periods are simply an inevitability of life.
Perhaps we bleed once a month, or once every few months. Perhaps we’ve been struck by the post-birth period, which sounds particuarly unpleasant.
But during those times – those of us who have the means to do so, make a very important choice.
Our choice is partly to do with preference, and often informed by cost. But what we’re not considering as much as we should, is the impact that choice has on the environment.
We discuss our period horror stories on Mamamia Out Loud. Post continues below.
This week, Lunette implemented a world first initiative for school students, which they’ve called the Sustainable Period Project.