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Plastic and Toxic Free Period

Plastic and Toxic Free Period

Chemicals in Products

HEJSupport is happy to announce a new project on toxic chemicals, health, and plastic pollution. The project entitled “Plastic and Toxic Free Period” is supported by Funding for Social Change Ltd and is part of a broad initiative on plastic and toxic free disposable and reusable menstrual products.

The project is aiming at informing people who menstruate about plastic and toxic chemicals in hygienic products, their health and environmental effects, and the availability of more sustainable, plastic and toxic free options on the market. The project will contribute to the future where plastic- and toxic free sanitary products are affordable and available globally and where the environment is free from a top-ten source of non-value toxic waste.

We hope to contribute to social change and bundle the existing local and national initiatives, make them stronger by forming a global coalition of NGO leaders such as Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), Women’s Environmental Network (WEN), Environmenstrual Coalition, and many other interested organisations, including those working on chemicals, health, human rights, plastic and more. The broad network of HEJSupport will bring together NGOs and experts tackling various aspects of the problem (plastic, gender, chemicals, legislation, advocacy, ground work, circular economy).

Stay alert to our new activities on plastic and toxic free period!

HEJSupport is aimed at achieving a healthy environment and environmental

justice for vulnerable groups like women, children, marginalized communities, workers and others who have difficulties defending themselves and are therefore in need of special attention.

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Written by Olga Speranskaya

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