Sanitary pads that help save the planet launch

Oct 12, 2020

The first ever certified flushable and biodegradable sanitary pads developed by Planera co-found by former medicine student Dr. Olivia Ahn
Oliva and Aaron, founders of Planera

Oliva and Aaron, founders of PlaneraBy Cherrie Hui

After 3 years development, Planera has developed and launched the world’s first certified biodegradable sanitary pads. The pads are made entirely of plant fibre that can be flushed or disposed, offering a soft texture and high degree of absorbency.

Dr. Olivia Ahn, former student from faculty of medicine and co-founder of Planera, explained to Cosmopolitan her team’s idea of this impactful product to the environment. Read the full article about Planera on Cosmopolitan here.

Planera is giving out trial box to 300 people every month. Due to the high demand, their waiting list is currently open for sign-ups. More information on Planera’s website.

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