Half of the population on Earth will have periods for a majority of their lives, lets consider the amount of waste created each month by disposable period products or the chemicals they often contain, that we are putting inside our bodies.
On average a woman could go through 11,000 disposable products in her lifetime. Each year the industry creates over 200,000 tonnes of waste from pantyliners, pads, tampons and their packaging which will all contain unrecyclable plastic.
Wondering what size? Size A – For woman who have not given birth vaginally.
2012 Organicup is born in Denmark, Copenhagen with a team of just 2. Fast forward to 2020, they have grown to a team of 24 with over 1 million cups sold worldwide through their 6,000 retailers. Organicup have over 100k followers on Facebook and more recently received the all important verified tick on Instagram. Dedicating their platform to break down barriers and myths surrounding periods, launching TABOO, a project aimed at helping teenagers around the globe to end period poverty.
Cardboard packaging. Fully recyclable