Time to Talk Periods

Time to Talk Periods


Time to Talk Periods

We’ve joined the conversation surrounding period poverty, inclusivity and health, and we want to invite you to help educate and donate to help the cause. We’ve partnered with leading charities and key individuals working hard in the period movement, Bloody Good PeriodNewcastle West End Foodbank and Ella Daish so that we can help in educating to eliminate stigma and donating to end period poverty.

This month we've launched our Time To Talk Periods campaign, during which time will explore four key themes, and throughout the month you can donate through our checkout. Make sure you check out our social media and blog to find out how you can join the conversation.



Donate period items to Newcastle West End Foodbank

You can donate one of four eco period products in our checkout area which will go to Newcastle West End Food Bank to be distributed to those in need. For every ten items donated we will add another two.

Make a cash donation to Bloody Good Period

You also have the option to donate a cash sum directly to leading charity Bloody Good Period  who work to educate, donate and normalise. Simply select Bloody Good Period in the checkout and enter your donation amount!
Your donation will get period products to those who can't afford or access them.

Once again, we’ve partnered with environmental activist Ella Daish who campaigns for leading period brands to eradicate plastic from their products. Last year we worked with Ella to raise £14,628, and this year we want your help to raise even more whilst spreading the word on the importance of plastic free periods.

Our charity partners

Language & Inclusivity
Language and Inclusivity: The way that we talk about periods and the words we use are so important, it can mean the difference between perpetuating the cycle of shame and stigma, or tackling it. 
Period Poverty
Period Poverty: Period poverty shouldn't be happening anywhere on earth in 2021. No one should be missing out on their education, or experiences because they haven't got access to the essential products they need.

Health: Period manufacturers don't have to disclose the ingredients of tampons and pads because they are considered 'medical devices'. This is deeply concerning and makes you question what is in them. We have a right to know what is in the products we're using and there needs to be legislation put in place to change it.

"We don't know the health implications of using plastic laden products in and around one of the most absorbent organs of our bodies, research needs to be done to find out the long-term impacts." - Ella Daish  
Period Poverty
Environment and Climate Change:  When we think about plastic pollution it is easy to envision the main culprits that we hear so much about, like plastic bottles, bags, and straws, meaning period products aren't often spoken about, yet they are the fifth most common item found polluting Europe's beaches. They are more commonly found than straws and coffee cups!

"Mainstream tampons and pads are made in their billions, used for 4-8 hours, disposed of, and can then take over 500 years to break down. That means if Jane Austen had used them, they would still be decomposing somewhere on earth today." Ella Daish


Time to Talk Periods - Donate period products to those in need.




A film about having #NoShameHere, made for Bloody Good Period by Mother London and Strange Beast



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