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Eco femme -who are they and what they do?

What is Eco femme?

Eco femme is a social organization for women that aims at educating and implementing healthy, hygienic, environment-friendly and clean recommendations for menstrual periods. Working from Auruville, South India, an internationally identified vibrant team of women pursue their service for a honest, most essential , need-of-the-hour cause.

What do they do?

The primary focus of the network is to save the ecosystem from  non- decomposable Sanitary pads.
Registered and launched in the year 2009, a simple and striking idea of reusable cloth pads was figured by the Co-founder of the Group Kathy Walkling. The organization employs a set of financially weak yet skillful women tailors for stitching the  cloth pads.
Other than just tailoring they enjoy the work by trying  the product in different designs and colors. The management team conducts campaigns,seminars and workshops in various developing districts throughout the country. 

Why  reusable pads?

Eco femme products is not same as the normal polypropylene menstrual pads since it is easy to wash and  completely made of cotton. It  proves to be the best solution for the below addressed problems.  
The following are the compelling reasons to use cloth pads
Sanitary pads available in the market takes nearly a number of decades to decompose which poses a serious threat to the biosphere.
Women in rural area still wear unhygienic trash cloth materials supported by a belt like thing during their menstrual period which is very unpleasant and insecure.   
Popular brands are expensive to use for a nominal waged family woman.
Any woman who worries for  polluting the neighbourhood can take a first step towards protecting Mother Nature.

How to use cloth pads?

Using cloth pads dates back to centuries in India.But the issue is how is it used.  Washing immediately after use,drying it in Sun and storing it seperately are strongly recommended practices.Soaking for 30 minutes and cold or warm water wash guarantees a clean,stain-free and odorless stuff. 

Eco femme day pad 

  1. Comfortable and  soft .Can be used like other disposable pads
  2. Cotton cloth pad with special absorbent fabric
  3. Suitable wings with press buttons adheres to the underwear.
  4. When managed properly, durable for more than 5 years.
  5. Five layered surface with leak resistance, tailored for average flow .
  6. Changing frequency just like normal pads.


Eco femme day pad plus 

  1. An intermediate of day pad and the night pad.  
  2. Best for beginning days and ending nights of the period. 
  3. Consists of an external cotton flannel and a super absorbent internal one.
  4. Leak proof layer  for increased protection.
  5. 26.5cm length x 7cm width when closed

Eco femme night pad

  1. I00% natural,chemical free reusable cloth pad.
  2. 7 layers of protection with leak resistance
  3. Best during nights and when the flow is massive.
  4. Bright-colored material with brilliant prints.
  5. Extra length and width at the rear end increased safety. 


Eco femme full cycle kits 

The kit contains compound collection of all sizes.
Each kit accommodates  2  day pads, 2  day pad plus pads, 1  night pad,2  panty liners, 1  canvas travel pouch, plus a menstrual cycle tracking chart and an instuction manual.  To avoid confusion each size pad is of distinct color. Made of 100% soft cotton material and leak proof PUL layer. Non printed side facing upwards and printed side sticks to undergarment. Wings with press buttons adheres the product to the panty.
  1. A small flexible bag for storing the cotton pads when you go out.
  2. A clean way to seperate it from the rest of the clothing even at home.
  3. Best to always carry the pads in the pouch to keep it free from dust and dirt.
  4. Made of leak resistant material and has an attractive drawstring.


Eco femme panty liners 

  1. Three layered protection with a soft flannel topside.
  2. Completely made of cotton with a leak proof layer.
  3. Suggested for daily use to collect any vaginal discharges,occasional spills and light flows.
  4. Nickel free press buttons on wings fo better support.
  5. Can be used along with a menstrual cup


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Modified on 11/01/2019

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