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We are now on Wearth London too!

ALL KINDS OF ECO MUST-HAVES Wearth was created in 2017 and now partner with over 150 independent UK brands that make contemporary eco-friendly and ethical products, making it easier for you to shop and live more consciously. From natural beauty products, zero waste...

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End of the tampon tax

The decision marks a victory in the 20-year campaign by women’s groups against 50-year-old VAT rules that once categorised tampons as “non-essential, luxury items”. Today on #menstrualhygieneday2020, @plastfreepad would like to celebrate the decision taken by UK...

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National Vegetarian Week 11-17 May 2020

Reflecing on our planning, preparing, organising & implementing that goes on to creating a Plastfree product! With all supply chains to satisfy, a business like us still strive to work ethically and deliver what is best not only for the end user but also our...

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Plastfree donates to NHS during covid-19 lockdown

Lincolnshire hospital received a generous donation for the front line staff from Plastfree. During the social distancing and lockdown our front line staff, nurses and doctors still carried on with their duties but had to face some difficulties buying food, toiletries...

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Fighter- Dr Bhasha Mukherjee, Miss England!

We are proud to have Dr Bhasha Mukherjee representing Plastfree as our Brand Ambassador. She was stuck in India for weeks when the governments announced total lockdown, whilst on a tour for charity work. Soon after arriving in Britain, when the whole country was under...

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Helping those in need

For every box you have bought Plastfree has donated this quarantine in UK. Whether it is towards a tablet for clients to access mental health & addiction support at Leatherhead Start or fresh food such as eggs, milk, fruit & veg , sanitary pads to victims of...

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Lets Live Consciously!

Menstrual hygiene is one of the most talked about topic in 2019. Who would have thought that the conventional polymer based pads we have used since early 1900's will soon face extinction! With numerous start ups in the feminine hygiene field saying what they want to...

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Say no to rashes

Wearing the usual pads with plastic top sheet can sometimes leave you with rashes. This can lead to itching, swelling and redness. This can be because of 3 causes 1. Moisture and heat leading up tp bacterial infection 2. Irritants in the ingredients of the pad 3....

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#Environmenstruation 2019

Join WEN to shed light on how conventional menstrual products have been adding to the plastic pollution and talk about the eco friendly sustainable alternatives available to your friends and family during the Week of Action 12-16 October 2019. #periodaction ...

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Be prepared for Periods in Primary School!

Period education is often left till girls start secondary school, when the reality is that there has been occassional cases where girls aged  as little as 10 in year 4 have also started periods! Whether your child is having her periods for the first time or is a...

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Malaysia returns plastic waste back to UK

Southeast Asian country becomes new target for waste after China bans plastic rubbish imports. Malaysia  will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries including the UK, US, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a...

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Helping girls cope with periods at school

If your daughter has started her periods, discussion with their class teachers is very important. The best strategies are: Have a quick word with the teacher, Find out the sanitary facilities with your child with teacher or TA or nurse Send in a note for any useful...

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Period products block sewage

  Caroline Russell AM, Chair of the Environment Committee, said: “Public awareness around single-use plastics, in terms of disposable water bottles and coffee cups is high, but what about other daily products, like wet wipes, nappies and period products? These...

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