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Here you will find our latest press releases and information about our campaigns. This section is intended for journalists, media and trade professionals.
Natracare’s latest resources, press releases and campaign information
Is it time we stopped using perfumed period products?
A new collaborative research project, Period NonScents, between Natracare and Wen, reveal the harmful impact and changing attitude towards hidden ingredients in perfumed period products.
18,000 people ask supermarkets to stop calling period products “feminine hygiene”
The Rename Dont Shame campaign one year on has inspired UK retailers to start using inclusive terms. The petition urges supermarkets to stop calling period products ‘feminine hygiene’.
Plastic-free Period Products Obliged To Display “Contains Plastic” Logo in EU
The new Single Use Plastic Directive means disposable period products in the EU to have to display “Plastic in Product” logos, even those containing no oil-based plastics at all.
73% of People Assume Only Elderly Women Suffer With Urinary Incontinence
YouGov study reveals a stark knowledge gap around bladder weakness – one in three women experience incontinence at some point in their life at any age, yet only assume elderly women are affected.
Let’s ditch ‘Menstrual Hygiene’ and start saying ‘Menstrual Health’
With Menstrual Hygiene Day around the corner, Natracare wants to ditch and reform the narrative around ‘menstrual hygiene’ – and are calling others to do the same.
Natracare Lobbies For Change In New GOTS Standard
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) introduces new regulation which means only paper or cardboard tampon applicators are permitted for organic tampons.
Trans And Non-Binary Creators Talk About Periods in Shades Of Red Zine
Helping amplify marginalised voices in conversations about periods, Natracare have launched a zine, Shades of Red, sharing experiences of a period as a trans, non-binary, or gender-diverse person.
City to Sea Partnership Accelerates Fight Against Period Plastic
City to Sea and Natracare announce a partnership to educate the nation about the severity of hidden plastics in period products and push legislation.
New Plastic Free Mark Ends Confusion Over Hidden Plastics In Period Products
The Plastic Free Mark, launched by A Plastic Planet, has finally made its way to disposable period products – a sector historically under scrutiny for its plastic problem.
Natracare partners with Bristol street artist Zoë Power for new packaging design
Natracare has partnered with Bristol street artist Zoë Power to revamp their packaging in an exciting rebranding. The new look brings an injection of colour and beautiful design to period products.
Supermarkets, stop saying “feminine hygiene” #RenameDontShame
Natracare’s #RenameDontShame campaign urges supermarkets to ditch ‘sanitary’ and ‘feminine hygiene’ and use ‘period products’ or ‘menstrual products’ instead.
Bleed Better with 1% For The Planet
Natracare encourages people to bleed better. Announcing our partnership with 1% For the Planet to ensure we give back to the planet positively.
5 Carrier Bags worth of Plastic in the Average Pack of Pads
A new study shows there is, on average, 36g of plastic in mainstream packs of period pads — the equivalent of 5 plastic carrier bags.
Safe to flush — Europe’s first flushable wipe
Natracare Safe to Flush Moist Tissues are a Water UK certified flushable product. The very first to be tested and approved for flushing to UK Water Industry Standards (WIS 4-02-06).
Survey reveals incontinence as greatest taboo
A new survey conducted by YouGov, on behalf of Natracare, uncovered that many people feel too embarrassed to discuss incontinence with a health care professional or friend.
Natracare celebrates 30 years
As creators the world’s first certified organic tampon, Natracare has witnessed 30 years of changing attitudes, and laid the groundwork for millions to have healthier periods in the UK and beyond.
Tampons With ‘Plant-Based Plastic’ Mislead Consumers
New research by Greenpeace Laboratories finds tampon applicators sold as ‘plant-based plastic’ behave like conventional plastic and mislead consumers with greenwashing claims.
Organic Baby Wipes Earns EWG Verified Certification
Natracare’s Organic Baby Wipes earned Environmental Working Group’s EWG VERIFIED™ certification, solidifying Natracare as a world leader in safe and sustainable personal care.
Natracare recognised as vegan
Natracare announces entire product range is now officially vegan approved by The Vegetarian Society.
New Naturally Confident Incontinence Pads
Natracare announces expansion of the Dry & Light Incontinence pad range to offer more natural production for women experiencing bladder weakness.