To raise awareness of plastic free and reusable menstrual items through workshops and a media campaign
To increase the availability of plastic free and reusable menstrual products in Irish retail outlets
To advocate for government support of reusable menstrual products
Aim 1 - Raise Awareness of Reusable Menstrual Items
-A nationwide media campaign, to include both traditional and social media
-A programme of workshops in various venues around the country
Aim 2 - Increase Availability of Reusable Menstrual Items
-We will lobby Irish retailers, such as supermarkets, to encourage them to add more reusables to the range of menstrual items they sell in store.
-Where relevant we will lobby Irish retailers to remove single-use plastic from their own brand menstrual products.
Aim 3 - Advocate for Government Promotion of Reusable Menstrual Products
-Lobby government to remove the luxury product tax from reusable menstrual items
-Ensure plastic free and reusable options are included in the upcoming Period Poverty motion implementation plan
-Lobby to have menstrual items included in the transposition of the Single Use Plastic Directive
-Advocate for the inclusion of reusables in the HSE produced Busy Bodies book on puberty, which is provided to 6th class pupils nationwide