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How to Properly Retire Your Cloth Pads

How to Properly Retire Your Cloth Pads

Noticing some wear on your most loved and used hannahPADs? We open up about the normal signs of wear you should be expecting and when it is absolutely time to retire and replace your pads. Read on to learn how you can properly compost, recycle, and dispose your cloth pads.
September 21, 2021 — Hannahpad Team
6 Reasons You Should Wear a Cloth Pad with Period Underwear

6 Reasons You Should Wear a Cloth Pad with Period Underwear

We've discovered that a cloth pad on top of period underwear is the best combination. Find out the 6 top reasons you should you be wearing the two together for your period, maternity, or light incontinence care.
Where menstrual waste ends up and what's the impact on the environment?

Where menstrual waste ends up and what's the impact on the environment?

More than 45 billion tampons or sanitary pads are used every year across the world, that’s about 3.2 million kgs of waste. That’s an unfathomable amount and makes our heads spin. To make matters even worse, it’s estimated that a regular non-organic cotton pad can take 500–800 years to break down, additionally, as the main component of disposable pads is plastic (a shocking 90% is plastic), they will never completely biodegrade. Read more.
What is light bladder leakage?

What is light bladder leakage?

Experiencing light bladder leakage (LBL) is incredibly common, especially for females! Women actually make up a staggering 80% of people who report living with incontinence. You probably guessed it - pregnancy and childbirth-are well known associated factors of LBL.
Add Maternity Cloth Pads into your Hospital Bag

Add Maternity Cloth Pads into your Hospital Bag

An essential item on a hospital bag packing list for mummies to include is a pack of maternity disposable pads. Many mothers consider the benefits of cloth nappies for their babies but don’t necessarily think about reusable products for themselves. Why? Think about it, your nether region will be going through a lot and to recover well, you should only use the most natural and organic against your skin.
3 reasons why cloth pads are a great backup to sustainable period products

3 reasons why cloth pads are a great backup to sustainable period products

Whether you’re brand new to menstrual cups and period undies, or a long-time lover of all-things sustainable period products, there’s a case to be made for the benefit of using reusable liners and pads in combination with your preferred sustainable product. 
What is PUL and TPU fabric? 4 reasons we choose TPU for reusable pads

What is PUL and TPU fabric? 4 reasons we choose TPU for reusable pads

The main difference between PUL and TPU is that PUL is a type of plastic that uses chemicals in production, whereas TPU is bonded using heat rather than chemicals. It’s the toxin free period choice! Just don’t tumble dry your reusable pads because it can damage the heat bonding on this waterproof layer.
7 best period trackers for 2021

7 best period trackers for 2021

Why use a period tracker? Understanding how regular you are or what symptoms your body is experiencing every month can give you information on your overall health and what your body might need more or less of. Check out these apps available on iOS and Android that help you keep track of your period and more!
Save $1080 by switching to reusable pads – better for your pocket and our earth

Save $1080 by switching to reusable pads – better for your pocket and our earth

You know that reusable pads and menstrual cups are better for the environment and even safer for you (if you missed that, read more about the harmful toxins in disposable pads here and the benefits of certified organic cotton here) but what about your pocket? How much will switching to a greener alternative save you in the long run?
How to have a zero-waste period while travelling

How to have a zero-waste period while travelling

Saying goodbye to 2020, or welcoming in the new year with a trip? Your commitment to using less plastic and contributing less waste doesn’t need to take a backseat while you travel on your period. Let’s take a look at some of your options and the perks of choosing reusable alternatives when you’re on the go.