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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.
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.
An honest pros and cons guide to menstrual cups

An honest pros and cons guide to menstrual cups

If you’re anything like us, making a big decision or trying something new usually starts with a pros and cons list. Menstrual cups can be a little daunting at first if you’ve been using pads for years. Here’s an honest take on what you can expect when you give our menstrual cups a go.
December 03, 2020 — Hannahpad Team
Reusable pads or period undies – what’s the difference?

Reusable pads or period undies – what’s the difference?

You’ve probably got the gist of why using sustainable period products is better – cost effective, no nasties and zero waste. But with so many choices out there, how do you know which one’s for you? Let’s take a look at the differences between reusable pads and period undies so you can decide what’s best for you.
November 09, 2020 — Hannahpad Team
Tips for living a greener lifestyle, plastic free!

Tips for living a greener lifestyle, plastic free!

Plastic free July is the perfect time to initiate changes and collectively help reduce the excessive global consumption of plastic that threatens our natural world. Last year, 2019, 250 million people across the globe took part in the plastic free July challenge.