Top 5 Eco-Friendly Feminine Hygiene Products

Apr 22, 2010
Almost every woman, who cares about her reproductive health, pays close attention to everyday products that are used for feminine hygiene. Many of them also want to choose products that are not only good for their health, but for the environment too. Nowadays, there are many eco-friendly options to keep woman's genitals clean during her periods and Earth green. Here are the most popular and the best of the eco-friendly feminine hygiene products:

The Diva Cup

The DivaCup Model is a reusable menstrual cup made of medical-grade hypoallergenic silicone. The material does not contain BPA or latex, which makes it a perfect green option for feminine hygiene. Besides, the same silicone is used in health care industry in production of artificial body parts, such as heart valves or joint replacement. The Diva Cup is FDA-approved device that is available in two sizes, pre-childbirth and post-childbirth to provide the right fit. The cup is inserted into vagina, collecting the menstrual flow, can be used up to 12 hours and then removed after being full. The menstrual cup is easily washed and you can use specially designed Divawash Natural Gel Cup Cleanser for this purpose to use it all over again.

Seventh Generation Chlorine Free Pads

Seventh Generation Chlorine Free Pads is another eco-friendly feminine hygiene product that is designed for environmentally conscious women. These pads are made of 100 percent organic cotton that was produced without the use of chlorine, dyes or fragrances that makes up huge amounts of waste. Like regular pads Seventh Generation Chlorine Free Pads line is available in different types according to the level of absorbency. They are ideal for women with sensitive skin or allergies as the material is very soft and hypoallergenic. The pads and the packaging are completely biodegradable.

Organic Essentials Tampons

Like other eco-friendly feminine hygiene products, Organic Essentials Tampons are healthier and greener choices than regular tampons.

These tampons are made of organic cotton, produced without the use of chlorine, herbicides, pesticides or GMO.

This lessens the environmental impact and lowers the exposure to dioxin, harmful chemical that negatively affects human health.

Jade and Pearl Sea Sponge Tampon

Sea sponges have been used for many centuries by ancient women and now become more popular among modern eco-conscious women. Jade and Pearl Sea Sponge Tampon is a natural sponge from the ocean that is inserted like regular tampon. They are highly absorbable and reusable so you can remove, wash it and reinsert again for many times. The Jade and Pearl Sea Sponge Tampon perfectly fits the contours of your vagina, feels soft and comfortable. The sponge material is also biodegradable, non-toxic and therefore eco-friendly option for feminine hygiene.

Sckoon Organic Cotton Cloth Menstrual Pad

Menstrual pads made of cloth were used for many years before the invention of the disposable pads and tampons. Now, modern cloth pads like Sckoon Organic Cotton Cloth Menstrual Pad gain support from environmentally conscious women. These cloth pads are reusable pads made of organic cotton that was not bleached or produced with the help of other harmful chemicals. They are also easy on your pocket because can be used many times after proper washing and care.