Did you know that a single non-organic sanitary pad takes up to 250-800 years to decompose as each pad contains the plastic equivalent to around 4 plastic bags? On average a woman menstruates for about 7 years during her lifetime and uses 350 packs of plastic sanitary pads in her lifetime. So, you can make an estimate on how much it harms our mother earth.
Arunachalam Muruganantham is the inventor of the low-cost sanitary pad-making machines in the world. He was obsessed with making the perfect sanitary pad for his wife which also helped almost every woman in the world. After his invention, the pad’s designs and elements have updated and changed a lot.
If you’re here, I’m proud of you that you’re one of those who want to save Earth. There is a hygienic alternative to old cloth pieces, towels, or plastic-based pads. Here in this article, we made the list of the best reusable sanitary pads that are eco-friendly and hygienic.