Berkeley

Menstrual Pads

Menstrual Pads
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Landfill

Instructions

Put the disposable kind in the gray cart (landfill).

Alternatives

Consider a menstrual cup or a reusable cloth pad.

Facts

Most disposable menstrual pads and tampons use non-organic cotton which requires extensive water and labor to produce. Menstrual pads also use polyethylene plastic to create the adhesive on the bottom, this type of plastic is an environmental pollutant.

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