Decluttering your underwear may seem like a small step in the grand scheme of sustainable living, but the impact it can have is significant. The fashion industry, including the production and disposal of undergarments, has a substantial environmental footprint. By decluttering your underwear drawer, you can contribute to reducing waste
Understanding the carbon footprint: What is it and why is it important? The carbon footprint is a measure of the amount of greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide, emitted during the production, use, and disposal of a product. It provides an insight into the environmental impact of a product throughout its
As a woman, I believe that every girl in the world deserves the opportunity to pursue their dreams and achieve their potential. Unfortunately, in many parts of Africa, girls face significant barriers to education and opportunity. However, there are ways that we can help change the future for girls in
In the year 2022 period poverty should not be a thing, all girls, women, and people that menstruate should have access to safe sanitary products. This unfortunately is not the case for everyone, period poverty is very real and according to Global Citizen period poverty affects around 500 million people across
Despite menstruation being a monthly fact of life for almost half the world’s population, period poverty affects women and girls across the globe. Millions lack access to essential menstrual products such as sanitary towels, as well as safe and hygienic spaces in which to use them. What Is Period
In a world of finite resources, beset by a slew of climate and environmental concerns, it has never been more important to recycle than it is now. At the Your Smalls Appeal, we believe in using recycled materials as much as possible. This applies to repurposing donated bras, as well
Here in the UK, a well-rounded education for all children is something that we sometimes take for granted. Whatever a child’s gender or background, they have a right to receive the same level of education as any of their peers. Sadly, this is not the case all around the world.
What is Period Poverty? Period poverty occurs when a woman or girl is unable to afford sanitary care to manage her period. The silence around menstruation means that sanitary products are a hidden cost that women all around the world struggle to deal with. Although period poverty is often considered