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Making menstrual hygiene sustainable with reusable pads

Today is World Menstrual Hygiene Day, an annual awareness day to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management at a global level.

Saukhyam, a company in India is the first to make reusable sanitary pads from cloth and banana fibres. Banana fibre is naturally occurring, locally sourced, and can absorb six times its weight. Additionally, the fibres are obtained through agricultural waste, avoiding the need to cut down billions of trees to source cellulose for traditional pads. Saukhyam Reusable Pads can be washed and re-worn, eliminating the waste of disposable pads. Learn more about the company and their hygienic and accessible products.

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