PERIODS CAN BE SUSTAINABLE

The Body Shop has partnered with the Sustainable Period Project to raise awareness of sustainable period product alternatives to create a positive impact on our environment.

The Body Shop has partnered with the Sustainable Period Project to raise awareness of sustainable period product alternatives to created a positive impact on our environment.

DID YOU KNOW?

A conventional disposable pad can take up to 500 years to decompose. Studies have shown that most people will continue to use the same sanitary product that they were introduced to in early puberty. Because education about periods and reproduction usually only includes education around disposable menstrual products, this means most people use disposable period products throughout their lives.

'IT'S BLOODY NATURAL' PERIOD POUCH

$5* from every Period Pouch sold will be donated to Sustainable Period Project, to provide sustainable period education resource kits for Primary Schools in Australia. *T&Cs apply.

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Period Pouch includes goodies for the ultimate self-care routine, any time of the month.

'IT'S BLOODY NATURAL' TOTE

$5* from every 'It's Bloody Natural' Tote Bag sold will be donated to the Sustainable Period Project, to provide free sustainable period education resource kits for Primary Schools in Australia. *T&Cs apply.

ABOUT SUSTAINABLE PERIOD PROJECT

The Sustainable Period Project aims to ensure all menstruating persons under the age of 25 in Australia know about sustainable period product options by 2025. The project offers teachers all the resources they need in order to educate and give confidence to students to explore sustainable options in a period-positive environment.

The Sustainable Period Project aims to provide a free educational resource kit to every Australian school by 2025.

Free resources are available online and each Sustainable Period Project kit contains:

  • USB with presentations and notes, quizzes, activities, handouts and video
  • Samples of biodegradable disposable pads, 1 x menstrual cup, 1 pair of period underwear, 1 x reusable cloth pad
  • Booklet about menstruation

PERIOD SKINCARE GUIDE

Syncing your skincare to your cycle can help keep your complexion steady through the highs and lows of hormonal changes. Here some products with benefits to balance each stage.

OUR LONG-TERM GOALS FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

We’re committed to becoming the most sustainable business we can be, and we’re always striving to reduce our impact on the planet. It makes sense that we constantly review our product packaging and working to long-term sustainability goals. This is how we’re working to develop zero waste packaging.