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Tampons don’t need plastic applicators

Did you know that non-applicator tampons contain up to 97% less plastic than their plastic cousins. That's because they're still a tampon inside, but without the plastic casing (applicator) outside.

They're also conveniently small, so can easily fit into a pocket or purse


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welp

Sorry, but I've tried non applicator tampons MANY times and it just doesn't work. the applicator is the way for me. :/

RESPONSE TO PLASTICFREEPERIODS

I really want to try tampons myself. I've also had 4 periods so far. I think you should give it a try if ur mom okay with it, I'm still trying to convince my mom to let me try them. ;p

plasticfreeperiods

You can actually get tampons with a paper applicator from Lil-Lets and other companies. I haven't tried them but they seem good. If you don't want to give up plastic applicators then maybe lessen your plastic use in some other way? Never used a tampon because I don't know how. I'm quite active so should I? I've only had 4 periods.

Sulo25088

I just wish people would stop littering as it's dangerous for the animals. Think about the fox and squirrels 😭

Anonymous

I haven't tried tampons yet but I wish someone could create a safe, reusable applicator that you can put a regular tampon in so that it doesn't produce as much waste but still allows you to use an applicator.

Hani

I’m quite confused why girls only have periods! I mean boys don’t even need to worrie about monthly bleeding but I guess each gender has their own difficulties.

Make_the_planet_green_again___

I’ve got an eco insta and I may do a piece on this cuz I agree. Give plastic the finger.

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