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  • No Bad Blood. - Dispelling the myths around periods in the classroom

    When I am teaching young people in schools, there really is no point in beginning any conversation around periods until I’ve addressed this first myth, plainly and simply. Most other myths stem from this one. It’s a biggie that-oh-so desperately needs busting! 1) Periods are dirty. FALSE The shor...
  • Is the jaw-dropping global crash in fertility rate linked to single use plastics?

    Jaw-dropping global crash in fertility rate But what’s causing it? Well, there is a myriad of reasons for this decline, more women in education and work, as well as greater access to contraception, leads to women choosing to have fewer children. But, is there a deeper cause for this decline in fe...
  • How many types of plastics do mainstream period products contain?

    Let's all choose plastic free when it comes to our periods! We’re Crowdfunding just now to raise the awareness of the importance of choosing plastic free periods products. Please head over and check out our campaign and choose a perk to support the future of Plastic Free.   THE PROBLEM: Market le...
  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Plastic

    Where did it all come from? We live in a plastic era. From the clothes we wear to the food we eat; plastic has become a household staple for families and communities around the world. Given its prominence, and the fact that scientists estimate it takes somewhere between 450 -1,000 years to decomp...