Phase 1 of the #Sangdéchet campaign is complete

With operation #sangdéchet,we encourage municipalities to offer financial assistance to citizens who promote eco-friendly alternatives such as sustainable menstrual products.

Waste management has become a problematic issue for municipalities; the solution is to reduce it at the source. Tampons and sanitary napkins are single-use items, similar to straws, utensils, and take-out containers.

Less waste,it is beneficial on all levels and everyone is a winner: instead of paying about $125 at the dump to bury 1 ton of waste,the municipality provides this amount directly to their citizens and ensures that single-use pollutants and the cost of burying them are reduced.

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Picto Terre

450 years

The time it will take a tampon or pad to decompose in the environment.

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3 to 4 hours

The average use duration of a disposable tampon or pad.

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12 500

The average number of tampons and sanitary pads that a menstruating person will use in their life.

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3 kg

Disposable products per person, menstruated per year, excluding blood weight.

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100 to 150 kg

Disposable products used by a person menstruating in her life.

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771 million

The number of menstrual products
used annually in Canada.

Phase 2: Take action with us

Your city, municipality or borough does not offer the grant yet? Do you want to get involved by taking concrete actions to make sustainable menstrual products more accessible in your community? Mme L’Ovary, a socially responsible company, has prepared a toolbox to support you in your efforts.

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