News from Stanford University

Plant-based menstrual pads could help alleviate period poverty


EMBARGOED until Thursday, Nov. 30, at 8 a.m. PT: Sustainable, plant-based menstrual pads could improve access to hygiene products

Researchers at Stanford have designed an open-source process for turning sisal fibers into absorbent material for menstrual pads, creating an opportunity for the local, sustainable manufacture of hygiene products that many communities need.

By Laura Castañón

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: