#SwitchStories: Ivana’s experience using organic cotton period care

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#SwitchStories: Ivana’s experience using organic cotton period care
  Our customer Ivana shares her experience switching to TOTM organic cotton period care. Read her switch story below #SwitchStories   When I need to use conventional products other than organic cotton from TOTM, I come out with an itching reaction straight away.   What is your first name? Ivana   Why did you choose to switch to TOTM products? I’ve seen so much positive feedback about it everywhere and because I always had similar

6 Sustainable swaps for your work desk

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6 Sustainable swaps for your work desk
  In this blog, we’re giving you ideas for sustainable swaps you can make when it comes to your work desk.   We are big advocates for choosing one area of your life and looking at how you can make it more sustainable. This makes it less overwhelming and more achievable. Today, we are looking at sustainable swaps for your work life.   Reusable water bottle   One swap that has a HUGE impact is

Hannah Frances Boulton: The campaign for period care in hotels

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Hannah Frances Boulton: The campaign for period care in hotels
  Should hotels provide free period care products? Meet Hannah Frances Boulton, who’s campaigning to get hotels to start providing tampons and pads to guests.   Firstly, could you please tell us a little bit about yourself?   “I’m a travel writer, hotel reviewer and consultant with a background in hospitality marketing. Alongside my freelance work, I run a creative consultancy business called Hotel Palette which advises hoteliers on guest experience, brand purpose and marketing

Real story: “Working full time and having difficult periods can be really challenging…”

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Real story: “Working full time and having difficult periods can be really challenging…”
  The intensity of period pain varies from person to person. For some, it is extremely severe and impacts daily life. This is the case for marketing professional Ella. Her difficult periods can make working full time extremely difficult.   In this blog, Ella tells us all about her problematic periods, how she manages them at work, the impact her periods have on her work performance and why she feels it’s important for workplaces to

How much plastic is in your period care?

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How much plastic is in your period care?
  The widespread plastic pollution problem is damaging the environment. Affecting wildlife, oceans and filling up landfill sites. Everyday items are contributing to the issue and it turns out even your period care is part of the problem! Here we give you the lowdown on plastic in period care and talk about alternatives. Plus, scroll to discover our £2 switch kits! Do you know what your tampons, pads and liners are made of? It’s strange

Periods at Work: Managing my period as a midwife

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Periods at Work: Managing my period as a midwife
  We spoke to a midwife all about how she manages her period in a demanding and busy job.   Working on a hospital ward involves long shifts, a lot of rushing around and can sometimes involve constant 1-2-1 care. Managing this alongside your period can prove tricky. We spoke to a midwife and one of our customers all about how she finds managing her period on shift, the challenges she faces and her opinion

Periods at Work: Managing my period as a theatre performer

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Periods at Work: Managing my period as a theatre performer
  We caught up with Musical Theatre performer Áine Curran (Mamma Mia UK & International Tour) to talk about the industry, the show and how she manages her periods at work when she is performing on stage.   “I graduated at the age of 19 after 3 years of professional training. I have since been fortunate enough to work within Germany and the UK in the musical theatre industry and commercial industry. I’ve worked on