The dirty truth about where your period products end up.
There is currently no sustainable or convenient route to dispose of pads, and over 3 million tonnes of microplastics are created from these. Our pads put the industry onto a new trajectory.
Our solution to the plastic crisis.
How does your pad compare?
Your pad's journey does not stop at the bin.
Read below to find out the environmental impact of period pads.
Permanent Plastic Pads
These pads contain 90% plastic and are the most commonly used variety of sanitary pad used globally.
Time to degrade: 500 years
Annual C02 contribution: 5.9kg
Permanent Organic Pads
These will degrade, but only in specific circumstances, still leaving microplastics.
Time to degrade: 80 years
Annual C02 contribution: 5.1kg
Flushable Planera Pads
70% Plant-based. No microplastics. No waste. No worries. A game-changer in the industry.
Time to degrade: <30 Days
Annual C02 contribution: 2.7kg