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We sell for: $11.95 // Retails for $20.00
Discarded menstrual products are the fifth most common plastic waste product found in the ocean. In 2018 alone, people in the U.S. disposed of 5.8 billion menstrual products. 85% of tampons also contain Monstanto's 'cancer causing' glyphosate pesticide in it. Since cotton is an extremely pesticide and insecticide heavy crop.
Ecoternatives is introducing a safer, easier, and a no-brainer way to solve this issue.
Feminy cups have been designed by experts who have helped thousands of mensturators find their perfect cup. Made with 100% medical-grade, BPA free, non-toxic silicone. Vegan & cruelty free.
This specific cup is on the firmer side. Firmer cups are easier to insert and better at preventing leaks, however softer cups can be more comfortable for people with a sensitive bladder, suffer from bad menstrual cramps, or have a more sensitive body in general.
We want you to choose what is right for you! All menstrual cups are unique for each person.
to use, simply fold the menstrual cup in half and insert it as you would a tampon. after allowing the cup to open up, it can be used for up to 12 hours. with proper care, the cup can last up to 10 years.
- Silicone is a pretty green material. It is derived from silica, a type of sand. It's the second most abundant mineral in the Earth’s crust and one that isn’t hazardous to the environment.
- Most tampons contain chemicals such as dioxin, chlorine and rayon. While the products sit in landfills, these chemicals get soaked up by the earth and are released as pollution into groundwater and air.
- inorganic cotton has to be one of the most harmful crops to grow. First off, it is considered on of the world’s “thirstiest crops,” requiring six pints of water to grow just one little bud). It also destroys vital top soils, since it is one of the most pesticide heavy crop. Top soil is a non-renewable resource that takes at least a 100 years to form.