Five Sustainable Period Pant Brands
Rumour has it that you're looking for a comfy, eco-friendly alternative to pads and tampons...
Did you know that we normally use 22 sanitary products per cycle... and around 11,000 in a lifetime? 🤯
Well, period pants are becoming more and more popular, which is great news as they're a much more sustainable option for menstruators!
Here are our top five sustainable period underwear brands, for those wanting to make the change! ❤️
WUKA is a female-led start-up, making the UK’s first-ever reusable and leak-proof period wear! 👸
WUKA use high quality materials to make all of their underwear: GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) organic cotton, Tencel Modal made from sustainable beech trees, and Econyl made from plastic waste from our oceans ♻️
WUKA underwear is manufactured in China: WUKA states on their website that their manufacturer is ethical as it has the relevant audits, and as they 'only work with suppliers who are transparent with their employment and environmental performance' 👍
WUKA underwear is certified carbon neutral 💭
We Love: The wide variety of style options and low price point!
Price Point: Medium Flow Hipster (as pictured), £12
Flux ensure their undies are manufactured using the most sustainable materials and environmentally responsible processes possible 😍
They use Tencel Modal manufactured from the beech tree, which is a biodegradable fabric produced from a renewable crop and considered carbon-neutral when taken from a responsibly managed source! 🌎
Flux use a family-run manufacturer in the South of China that have a strong approach to eco-friendly processes and ethical working conditions ❤️
We Love: The lace detailing on their classic bikini style!
Price Point: Classic Bikini - Heavy Flow (as pictured) £27.95
Women-owned Saalt is a B-Corp certified brand that is on a mission to provide the highest quality period care products with the aim to use them for good!
It uses a medium proportion of eco-friendly materials including recycled materials ♻️
As a certified B Corp, Saalt donate 2% of their revenue to provide period care to regions with the most need, and help fund initiatives in menstrual health, education, and sustainability! 💖
We Love: The cute lace and mesh options for their classic hipster style!
Price Point: Leakproof Lace Hipster, Regular/Heavy Flow (as pictured) £32
Modi Bodi use renewable and recycled fabrics from farmers using regenerative farming and organic principles ♻️
They are working towards being more sustainable, for example, they are currently mapping their suppliers all the way back from the farm to our cut-and-sew facilities!
All of Modi Bodi’s direct suppliers meet the International Labour Organisations' core standards for safe, fair, and healthy working conditions, and means that all garment workers are being paid minimum wage. This year, they are going to be providing additional training for suppliers and create a plan to increase garment workers salaries to a living wage 👍
They promise to be a Carbon Negative Business by the end 2023! ❤️
We Love: That they're often releasing new colour options!
Price Point: Classic Bikini, Heavy Flow (as pictured) £22
Ohne period pants are proudly designed in England and manufactured in partnership with a women-led plant in Indonesia, and the leadership team prioritizes ethical working conditions for all their employees! ❤️
All team members are over 18, and are provided with medical insurance, paid miscarriage and maternity leave, and have total salary transparency 👍
The manufacturing plant also follows strict environmental policies! Packaging wise, the period pants are packed into individual mesh laundry bags that have been made from recycled plastic bottles and sent in a 100% recyclable cardboard box 🍃
We Love: The variety of different colour options- this lilac set is our personal fave!
Price Point: Bikini Brief, Moderate Flow (as pictured) £27