Check out the blog post by Pretty Smart:
Houston, we have a problem. Period : 3 Major Problems with the Menstrual Product Industry (and What You Can Do About It!)
“As most menstruating people will tell you, we have more than enough to deal with during our periods…”
Then get more details about what’s in tampons from Women’s Voices for the Earth
Some of this isn’t news (or shouldn’t be). Back in 1992, Liz Armstrong co-wrote “Whitewash: Exposing the Health and Environmental Dangers of Women’s Sanitary Products and Disposable Diapers : What You Can Do About It”. Here’s an interview with Liz that includes other resources you may be interested in exploring from the book “Cancer: 101 Solutions to a Preventable Epidemic”.
If you prefer your info in a more entertaining format, then you can watch the musical spoof video “Detox the Box”: