The surprising truth about reusable sanitary pads
What using reusable sanitary pads is really like
When introducing the idea of reusable sanitary pads to a friend, nearly every single response is 'What you wash them...?'' followed by a confused face and a raised eyebrow. Partly it is because of the association with the impoverished rags of days gone by, but nowadays cloth pads are soft beautiful high-performance fabrics made from eco-friendly bamboo and recycled plastic bottles. Not a handmade rag in sight.
The first question we wanted to raise is this; why is it is that our initial reaction is one of mild shock when the thing that is most shocking is the plastic waste problem? We will get to this further over on the Bloom & Nora blog, read more here.