Check out the blog post by Pretty Smart:
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”: