How to Make Your Period More Planet-Friendly

Nadya Okamoto
8 min readJul 26, 2021

A hundred fossil fuel companies are responsible for 71 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions contributing to climate change. Would you, a lone citizen, consider combating the environmental crisis by using the same silicone menstrual cup every month?

I kid, I kid — but in all seriousness, that is what much of the marketing around having “a more sustainable period” sounds like. Period…

Nadya Okamoto

Nadya Okamoto is the co-Founder of August and author of PERIOD POWER.