Free Tampons

// 19 May 2009

It hardly needs saying that I am a big advocate of alternative menstrual hygiene products* – moon cup, sea sponge tampons, washable pads, etc but of course these don’t suit everybody all of the time. So I thought I would mention for the benefit of those interested that Lil-Lets are currently giving away free samples of their new applicator (yes, I know, the waste!) tampons. You have to register but you can opt for not joining the mailing list (or join and then barrage them with messages demanding they switch to recyclable products) to get the free sample here.

*What a stupid term – I mean period products!

Comments From You

Lucy // Posted 20 May 2009 at 8:18 pm

I’m also a fan of alternative products (the mooncup, to be precise…) but it was good of you to let of everyone know about the free sample :)

Just wanted to mention though that last year Unite the union were encouraging women to boycott Lil-lets products because of the poor treatment of Lil-lets staff – as far as I could make out, they reduced a lot of people’s pensions without giving them any options. I can’t find much more info on what the situation is now, but thought I’d mention it.

Love the blog – I’m an avid reader!

bettym // Posted 22 May 2009 at 9:24 am

i just love how mooncups are described as

“enviromenstrual”

Smart Blonde // Posted 23 May 2009 at 11:02 am

I LOVE my mooncup :o)

jenna // Posted 27 May 2009 at 6:09 pm

I use something called winalite it is a sanitary pad free of chemicals and synthetic materials. It has something called an anion strip embedded in every pad it is antibacterial and offers numerous benefits. You can go to freesanitarynapkins.com/

and try for yourself you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

jenna // Posted 27 May 2009 at 6:10 pm

I use something called winalite it is a sanitary pad free of chemicals and synthetic materials. It has something called an anion strip embedded in every pad it is antibacterial and offers numerous benefits. You can go to freesanitarynapkins.com/

and try for yourself you have nothing to lose and everything to gain.

[footnote from Kate: well it’s not totally free – you still have to pay P&P and it’s a US site so not clear if and at what cost they will ship to UK]

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