29 May '11, 3pm

Was es nicht alles gibt: Bleed With Pride: Make-It-Yourself Menstrual Pads : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Bleed With Pride: Make-It-Yourself Menstrual Pads Yep, take it from a former disposable-pad user – just like throwing those gory end products in the trash, periods were something to “get over” – the cramps, the fatigue, the plastic-bleached-pad rash. Oh, bloody tribulations. Not to mention that despite the health-risks and environmental impacts associated with disposable menstrual products, many of us still find psychologically difficult (“is it clean?”) or have an impression that it will be inconvenient to switch to reusable alternatives. Not anymore. If you don’t want to deal with the hassle of selecting a costly reusable alternative and have a bit of a crafter in you, then maybe it’s time to join the hand-made revolution and re-assert your creativity (and to redefine “rag”) by picking out some funky, colourful, pretty fabrics and to make your very own menstrual pads tai...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2007/11/make_your_own_pad...

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