Back in 2000 I was working for Scottish Water on a campaign to make people think before they flush sanitary items down the toilet. A visit to the waste water treatment works made me realise how many tonnes of sanitary waste were being flushed, and ending out at sea - I thought there must be a better way to deal with our monthly challenge. So I was really pleased to discover the mooncup and have been shouting about it to anyone who will listen ever since. I actually don't understand why anyone would want to use pads or tampons ever again. It is the best invention ever, so easy to use (once you get over the thought) and it saves me money! Not to mention the fact that I don't have to worry about creating extra waste which goes to landfill!
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Su Hardy, the Company Director, and her employees believe that the Mooncup has the potential to greatly improve women’s experience of their periods, as well as reducing the environmental damage caused by the manufacture and disposal of throwaway sanitary protection.
With these goals in mind the team at Mooncup is working to ensure that the Mooncup is the menstrual product of the future, guided by environmentally and people friendly business practices.
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