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4. Stick To Reusable Personal Care Products

Most of us have become so accustomed to the idea of chucking icky personal care items into the rubbish as soon as possible, since companies that make tissues and tampons have inundated us with the idea that anything that comes from our body is gross, and should be whisked away to some magical “other” place by your friendly neighbourhood waste disposal people.

Well, one look at a landfill site will quickly dispel that illusion. Washable baby diapers, handkerchiefs, and reusable menstrual products (like the Diva Cup, Moon Cup, Keeper, and Glad Rags), are kind to our bodies as well as our planet, and keep unnecessary waste out of landfills.

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