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Sanitary items are essential products for anyone who menstruates. Consumers tend to pick up the most convenient option for them. However, many conventional sanitary pads and tampons contain a high level of plastic. How do we fix this? And, more to the point, who is responsible for doing so?


In 2019, Canada made a public commitment to achieving zero plastic waste by 2030. A key part of the plan includes a ban on single use plastic by 2021, but few details were shared until October 2020. Here’s what has recently been announced, what the plan covers, and the next steps!


There is a stigma of perfectionism around environmentalism which arguably does more harm than good. By definition, perfection is unattainable. Therefore, the concept of perfectionism is more alienating than it is inspiring. When it comes to environmentalism, this is can be damaging.

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