Waste disposal has become a serious environmental problem for some time that must be addressed and solved in a short time due to their continuous and excessive production. The first objective should be asking is to drastically reduce the amount of waste each day are transported to final disposal, each one of us should engage daily with concrete actions to prevent the accumulation of unnecessary waste. Women in particular may be activated and give a strong contribution: the tampons and disposable for are thus among the most difficult waste to be disposed of because they are made ​​from virtually indestructible material.

Take, for example, the adhesive side of the absorbent classic applicators pads, the plastic bags containing the absorbent folded, well, the time to degradation of this waste has been estimated to be about 500 years old. A bit of data According to ISTAT data living in Italy more than 16 million women of childbearing age and according to an estimate every year are used about 6 billion disposable absorbent pads and that turn into 120 million pounds of waste for disposal problem.


Everyone can participate actively in help the environment with small daily gestures and women in particular can make their contribution to reducing or even eliminating the number of pads to be disposed of : it is enough to convert to menstruation zero impact giving up disposable products and orienting of reusable long-term. HOW TO ECO MENSTRUAL convert Conversion to eco menstruation is not difficult, there are different types of products whose use impacts at different levels on their habits during the menstrual cycle.

The choices fall on:

* Absorbent organic compostable;
* Absorbent washable;
* Menstrual cup.

Absorbent organic compostable

The absorbent organic compostable are identical to the disposable absorbent classic but unlike the latter are fully compostable, intended for home compost and therefore do not contribute to the increase of production of unsorted waste. The fibers of the fabric of this type of pads do not undergo any whitening treatment, so they are hypoallergenic, ideal for those suffering from allergies, irritation and contact dermatitis, as well as environmentally friendly.

use of absorbent organic compostable absolutely no impact on the their habits : they are used as disposable absorbent normal only after their use may be destined for home compost instead of contributing to fill the dustbin of rubbish. Cost The price of organic compostable absorbent is slightly higher than that of normal use absorbent disposable, in recent times their availability has improved, there are also supermarkets, and so we can say that the cost is more than affordable.