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1.5 billion items of disposable sanitary products are flushed every year in the UK alone. Other offenders are wet wipes, cotton buds and condoms to name a few.

Let's help put an end to trash being unnecessarily flushed. If ever you needed convincing this video will do the trick! +ATTN:
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We do love a reusable cup in our office! ;)

With 2.8 billion disposable coffee cups a year being dumped into landfill in Germany alone, the city of Freiburg have come up with a scheme to dramatically reduce waste...

The "Freiburg Cup", which comes with a deposit of €1, is going down well with German students.
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"Learn how to go with the flow" with 'The Period Game'. A fun and different way to learn about periods. What a brilliant idea!

Design School graduates Daniela Gilsanz and Ryan Murphy have created a game that teaches kids all about menstruation.
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'Seven teens from the rural village of Sindhuli were given cameras so they could document what it's really like to have their periods in their community.'
A wonderful project in collaboration with +WaterAid challenging menstrual taboos and calling for improved sanitation for women worldwide.
+Refinery29  #menstruationmatters #MHM
For several days each month, the lives of many teen girls in Nepal are turned upside down. They're isolated from family and daily routines, and banned from engaging in activities like combing their hair, spending time with family, and even eating their favourite foods. Why? Because they have
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The incredible Olympic medalist Fu Yuanhui breaks taboos by telling the world she's on her period on live TV. +The Guardian ‪#‎PeriodPositive‬
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Really fascinating article from +Clue about how a vegan or vegetarian diet can affect your menstrual cycle.

Covering all sorts of findings - ranging from effects on fertility and sex drive, to cramps and mood swings...
Originally published on Medium by Katherine Caroll, Research Intern at Clue At Clue, we are often asked if vegetarianism and veganism affect the cycle. Is it normal for my period to become longer? Can...
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A fascinating study conducted by +Clue found over 5000 euphemisms for periods in different languages worldwide.

From Italy's romantic "Red Balloon" to Germany's fruity "Strawberry week"... learn more about these imaginative metaphors for menstruation in this wonderfully written article from +Bustle.
Though menstruation is a perfectly natural part of female life, many feel the need to obscure or conceal them through the use of euphemisms and other code words to talk about periods (think, "that time of the month," "the crimson wave," or the dread
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If you're planning on taking an adventure around the world make sure you pack a Mooncup ;-) Better for your wallet, your body and your backpack!
Thanks to @SarahHPearl for the mention. +The Huffington Post

Which items make it onto your essential pack list?

Flight booked, travel insurance paid for, what’s next? Getting that rucksack in tip top shape ready for the adventure of your life time. My ...
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The lovely Lianne Bell aka Thirty On Tap chats Mooncup and how it changed her life!


By Lianne Bell The Mooncup, or the MCUK as it is known in the states, changed my life. Fact! Since I was brought up to believe that girls stick together and secrets should be shared, I want to tell…
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Today marks the beginning of Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month +The Eve Appeal are raising awareness with the #knowyourbody campaign.

"38% of women ignore symptoms hoping they'll go away" +The Pool UK #GynaeMonth
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"Feminism isn’t for females. It’s for everyone."

The Olympics is sparking interesting feminist conversation. Today, Adam Van Koeverden calls out some of the sexist commentary on female athletes.
+Fusion  #olympics   #feminism  
If sexism was a sport, the coverage of the Rio Games would win gold.
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Six +Refinery29 writers from the UK ask their grandmas for advice on ‪#‎bodyimage‬ and their attitudes on ‪#‎feminism‬
With age comes wisdom, or at least, that's how the saying goes. We've found that the older we get, the more we learn about being a women in this world; how to navigate the pressures, how to look in the mirror and come to terms with what we see, how to support other women in feeling good about
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Mooncup is the world's first silicone menstrual cup - a multi-award winning alternative to tampons & pads
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News, Q+A & interesting stuff on the offical G+ page for Mooncup® - the multi-award winning alternative to tampons & pads.

Known in the USA as MCUK, the Mooncup is the original silicone menstrual cup designed by women to be a convenient, safe and eco-friendly alternative to tampons and sanitary pads. 

Loved around the world (check out some user reviews) and made in the UK by a multi-award winning ethical business, the Mooncup menstrual cup offers an end to the waste, discomfort and expense of disposable sanitary protection. 

Mooncup Ltd provides a unique expert advice service,established in 2004 and run by experienced Mooncup Advisors  - if you have any questions about Mooncup use, please contact us or check out our extensive FAQ page.

The Mooncup is available to buy online at www.mooncup.co.uk; independent health food shops and Boots stores throughout the UK, as well as international retailers. Check out our website for details of stockists near you. 
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