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MSP Monica Lennon's period poverty campaign tackles sustainability

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iOS - Android The legislation, which gained cross-party support, makes it a legal requirement for period products, including tampons and towels, to be provided free of charge to anyone who needs them.Under the legislation, it is up to local authorities to deliver the scheme and they can opt to include reusable products such as menstrual cups.It has been estimated that between 1.5 and 2 billion menstrual items are flushed down Britain’s toilets each year .

A person can use more than 11,000 disposable menstrual products in their lifetime.Monica Lennon, is also Scottish Labour Spokesperson for Net Zero, Energy and Transport and sees that role as an opportunity to speak to bold solutions around single use plastic products while continuing the.

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