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Tampons

Landfill

Updated on March 9, 2019

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Tampons

Instructions

Put the disposable kind in the landfill bin.

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 to produce. A plastic applicator also has negative environmental impacts.

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Other Items

Coffee Pods
Incandescent Light Bulbs
Polystyrene Foam Blocks or Sheets
Broken Glass
Toothbrushes
Disposable Razors
Disposable Ice Packs
Latex & Rubber Gloves
Animal Poop & Litter
Cellophane Wrap or Packaging
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