Turning to biodegradable organic pads: what are you really gaining?

Switch to organic pads? Here’s what you need to know first. Many women are making the switch to biodegradable organic pads in order to be more environmentally friendly and gain more health benefits. But what do you really gain by making the change? Are you gaining anything by making the switch? Today, we’ll take a closer look at what goes into these pads and whether or not they’re really worth the extra cost.

What are organic pads and what do they contain?

It seems like everyone is talking about organic pads these days. Even big name brands are releasing their own versions of these popular feminine hygiene products. But what exactly are they? And more importantly, what do they contain?

Organic pads are made from natural materials that are environmentally friendly and biodegradable. The most common type of organic pad is made from cotton, which is absorbent and comfortable to wear. Other materials used in organic pads include bamboo, hemp, and even lyocell, a plant-based fabric that’s said to be more absorbent than cotton. As for what’s inside these pads, most contain a layer of absorbent material (usually cotton), a leak-proof backing, and an adhesive strip to keep the pad in place. Some also contain a layer of charcoal, which is said to help absorb odor and moisture.

So there you have it! Now you know what organic pads are and what they contain. If you’re looking for a more environmentally friendly option for your feminine hygiene needs, then give them a try. You might be surprised at how well they work!

The benefits of using organic pads over traditional disposable pads.

When it comes to pads, there are two main types: organic and traditional. Organic pads are made from natural materials, while traditional pads are made from synthetic materials. There are pros and cons to both types of pads. Here are some of the benefits of using organic pads over traditional disposable pads:

1. They’re better for your health.

Organic pads are made from natural materials, so they’re less likely to cause irritation or skin problems. Traditional pads, on the other hand, are made from synthetic materials, which can be irritating to some people.

2. They’re better for the environment.

Organic pads are biodegradable, so they won’t pollute the environment. Traditional pads, on the other hand, can take centuries to decompose.

3. They’re more comfortable.

Organic pads are usually made from softer materials, so they’re more comfortable to wear. Traditional pads can be uncomfortable, especially if you have sensitive skin.

4. They’re more absorbent.

Organic pads are usually more absorbent than traditional pads, so you don’t have to worry about leaks.

5. They’re cheaper in the long run.

Organic pads are more expensive up front, but they last longer than traditional pads. In the long run, they’re actually cheaper.

If you’re looking for a more sustainable and comfortable option, organic pads are the way to go.

How to choose the right organic pad for you?

The average woman will use around 11,000 pads or tampons in her lifetime. Yikes! With all of those products coming into contact with your delicate parts, it’s important to choose organic menstrual products whenever possible. But with so many options on the market, how do you choose the right one for you?

Here are a few things to keep in mind when selecting organic pads:

1. Consider your flow. Heavy or light, there’s an organic pad out there that will suit your needs.

2. Think about your comfort level. Some women prefer pads with wings, while others find them to be too bulky. It’s all a matter of personal preference.

3. Pay attention to the absorbency. You don’t want to end up with a pad that leaks through or one that is so absorbent you feel like you’re swimming in it.

4. Check the ingredients. Make sure the organic pad you choose is made with natural and safe ingredients that won’t irritate your skin.

5. Consider the price. Organic pads can be slightly more expensive than conventional ones, but they’re worth it for the peace of mind they offer.

By keeping these factors in mind, you’re sure to find the perfect organic pad for you. And once you do, you’ll never go back to conventional menstrual products again!

The cost difference between organic and traditional disposable pads.

Organic pads are usually more expensive than traditional disposable pads. The price difference can range from a few cents to a few dollars per pad. Organic pads may cost more because they are made with natural and organic materials. These materials may be more expensive than synthetic materials. Additionally, organic pads may be produced in smaller quantities than traditional pads, which can also contribute to the higher price. However, many women feel that the benefits of organic pads are worth the extra cost. These benefits can include improved comfort, better leak protection, and reduced irritation. Additionally, organic pads may be more environmentally friendly than traditional pads. When choosing between organic and traditional disposable pads, it is important to consider both the cost and the benefits to find the option that is right for you.

How to dispose of your organic pad correctly?

You should carefully remove your organic pad from its packaging, making sure not to rip or tear the pad. Once you have removed the pad, you can either compost it or flush it down the toilet.

Composting your organic pad is a great way to reduce your environmental impact. To compost your organic pad, simply bury it in a compost bin or pile. Make sure the pad is completely covered in compost material, as exposed pads can attract pests.

If you choose to flush your organic pad down the toilet, be sure to wrap it in toilet paper first. This will help to prevent any clogs in your plumbing. Once you have wrapped the pad in toilet paper, you can flush it away just like you would any other type of waste.

By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your organic pad is disposed of correctly without harming the environment.


Zamzam is a social NGO that provides free organic pads to poor women in need. By switching to biodegradable organic pads, you are not only doing your part to help the environment, but you are also supporting Zamzam’s mission to provide essential feminine hygiene products to those who would otherwise go without. Not only are organic pads better for the environment, but they are also gentler on your skin and safer for your health. So why wait? Make the switch today and join us in our fight for menstrual equity! Have you tried using an organic pad? If so, tell us about your experience in the comments below.