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Period Poverty Initiatives

Period poverty is still one of the most prominent topics of today, with more and more companies approaching us for period poverty machines. Not only do we supply machines, we also supply branded sanitary products too; (we can also offer unbranded sanitary product packaging to clients when they buy in pallet quantities.)  All the packaging provided is specifically designed for vending equipment and made from both biodegradable and recyclable cardboard. We are currently pushing ourselves even further into ‘green’ mode and researching the possibility of offering an organic range of products. For companies that are interested in taking this initiative up for their organization, Intelligent Vending could provide them with the knowledge, machines and insight to reflect their own business needs.

 

Bag it up. Period.

It was announced last week that Wales has decided to give free sanitary products to school girls in a bid to fight the issue of Period Poverty. The move follows Scotland who declared last year that sanitary products should be available free for schools. The scheme in Wales will help girls in both primary and secondary schools and the hope is it will bring Period Poverty to an end in these educational institutions. On one of our blog articles, Intelligent Vending highlighted, a few months ago, a Period Poverty Starter Kit that may help anyone wanting to trial the scheme or invest in it whole-heartedly. There are some additional washroom accessories that companies and schools may like to invest in too; we have some excellent Sanitary Bags and Sanitary Dispensers by Lunar as well as some excellent Sanitary Bins to help companies and institutions aid girls through their cycles hygienically and with the dignity they deserve. England has yet to follow suit in funding free products but has announced that, in hospitals, women and girls will be given free sanitary products on request and a pledge has been made to fund free menstrual products in schools from September. Watch this space. Perhaps we can all break down these barriers to learning. Period.

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Period Poverty Initiatives

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