the time it takes for non-recyclable period products to decompose
of your life spent bleeding
the average amount of waste a menstruator pollutes in a lifetime
Period underwear can last 2-3 years, making them a sustainable solution that's friendly to mother earth (and our wallets).
So ... do period underwear actually work?
After you remove your period underwear, rinse them in cold water until the water runs clear.
If machine washing, wash on the gentle cycle. To make your underwear last, hand-wash with a mild detergent.
Do not put in dryer. Instead, lay underwear flat or hang dry.
Trying wearing it overnight towards the end of your period when your flow is lighter, before moving on to full-time use.