The average woman will use around 10,000-12,000 pads and/or tampons in their lifetime.
That is about 120 kg of landfill per woman, which equates to about 18 thousand metric tonnes in Australia per year. And that’s not including the plastic wrapping they come in…
Cue the menstrual cup from Lunette. These are a great solution for not only the planet, but also your wallet! Come in and ask Meg about them (you could ask Rob, but he’s likely to blush a lot and really has no idea, obviously).