How to make your menstruation cheaper 

Tired of spending money on expensive menstrual products? A Croatian association is hosting a workshop on how to make your own washable and reusable cloth pads.

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Why this story matters:

Menstrual products such as disposable pads, tampons, discs and cups are all great but if you ever stop to count how much you spend on them -- you might get dizzy. 

Instead, washable and reusable pads (such as those our moms and grand-moms have used) can be made from reused materials, including old pillow-cases, pieces of clothes and towels. 

You can, of course, buy them, but why not do them yourselves? Workshops such as the one at Zagreb-based Vertigium Association are a great way to learn how to do it. 

In that way, besides saving some money -- you can also have an eco-friendly, zero waste period. 

Details from the story:

  • Vestigium Association in Zagreb hosted a practical workshop for women interested in making their own menstrual pads out of old clothes on January 12, 2019.
  • Workshop was led by Lumini creatives. 
  • Cloth pads are best made of natural materials. 

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