Examples of re-usable period pads.

As we’ve recently highlighted, plastic-based feminine hygiene products create a huge amount of waste.

Non-plastic, sustainable alternatives are available, but are they for you?

Having given advice on period pants, Wendy Graham of eco-blog Moral Fibres has now turned her attention to reusable sanitary pads.

She’s used washable menstrual towels for some years now and in Reusable Sanitary Pads: A Beginners Guide To Getting Started shares her experience of issues such as how to wash them and how often to change them.