On an average a woman uses 4 pads during a day
If the average length of a woman’s period is 5 days, she uses 20 pads per month, which is 240 pads per year.
That means 240 pads in 40 years is 9600 pads(A woman menstruates from that age of 11- 51, for 40 years approx.)
9600 pads * 15 grams= 144000 grams of waste is produced by a women during her lifetime, that is 144 kilograms of waste (Weight of a disposable sanitary pad is 12 gram; used pad weight up to 15 gram approx.).
They might probably end up in landfills, rivers, streams and even oceans where they pose a serious threat to animals if they try to consume it. Disposal by burning of sanitary napkins is carcinogenic and can leak out into the atmosphere. The process of manufacturing these disposables also pollutes our waterways, air and animal habitats. Switching to reusable cloth pads can make a change.
Let’s make the earth a greener, better and safer place to live!
By choosing Washable, Reusable sanitary towels, you can prevent thousands of disposable sanitary napkins from polluting the environment and save a big amount of your money from spending on Trash. Washable, Reusable sanitary towels will not only protect the environment and save your money, but they will also protect your health which is important than anything.
“Switch to Washable, Reusable sanitary towels! Your body deserves the best!”
REUSABLE CLOTH PADS FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
Education: We provide health education through interactive sessions, seminars and conducting awareness campaigns among women and adolescent girls. Learning about importance of menstruation and switching to reusable sanitary towels empowers women and it allows them to manage their periods efficiently and effectively among women and adolescent girls. By learning about importance of menstruation and switching to reusable sanitary towels empowers women and it allows them to manage their periods efficiently and effectively.
Employment: We empower women to improve their income status by generating more employment opportunities through making them to be a part of manufacturing and selling reusable sanitary towels.
Emancipation: We aim for a society where, adolescent girls and women should be free from all menstruation related health problems and lead a healthy life