For safe feminine hygiene, look for these natural and environmentally friendly products:

  • GLAD RAGS (washable, reusable, plastic-free cotton pads): 800.799.4523; www.gladrags.com.
  • THE KEEPER (rubber cap worn in the vagina during menstruation. Remove it, rinse out collected menstrual flow and reinsert): 800.663.0427; www.keeper.com.
  • NATRACARE (nonchlorine-bleached, organic, all-cotton tampons and plastic-free panty shields): www.indra.com/natracare.
  • ORGANIC ESSENTIALS (nonchlorine-bleached, organic, all-cotton tampons and pads): 806.428.3486; www.organicessentials.com.
  • SEA PEARLS (reusable silk sponge tampons): 800.219.9765; www.jadeandpearl.com.