Green My Cycle

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A Touchy Subject

A friend of mine told me that while she was a student at Bennington College in Vermont, sea sponges were popular alternatives to tampons and pads. I should have gone to Bennington. It was organic shrooms, not sea sponges, going around at UCSB!

Now that I’m no longer in the dark about the sponges I’m researching information on brands being sold. I’ve found a thriving eco market of alternatives to disposable menstrual products. Remember when Kotex made us think ultra-thin maxis were revolutionary? What were we thinking? Some women are even making their own organic pads and selling kits for you on the web.

If you can handle the added labor of reusables, here are a few options out there:

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Great New Glasses

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Dog Peeing “Moist and Merry”

The “Moist and Merry” Series of drinking glasses, launched by the merriful Germany-based Donkey Products design company, are artistic as well as funny. Each clever line-drawn design will hit the funny bone of someone you know, which is why the “Moist and Merry” group makes such great glasses to delight your guests!

Here you have the Peeing Dog glass.

See more interesting glasses!

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