• Is Bamboo Sustainable? The Truth about Bamboo Greenwashing

    Is Bamboo Sustainable? The Truth about Bamboo Greenwashing

    By Lily Woodbury

    If you’re anything like me, you don’t need another climate change documentary to convince you to reduce your consumption of non-sustainable materials like plastic. While I could focus on the negatives here, I am thrilled to report that eco-friendly alternatives...

  • Affordable, Not Sustainable: The Impacts of Fast Fashion

    Affordable, Not Sustainable: The Impacts of Fast Fashion

    By Austin Perron

    Is there a problem with trendy, affordable clothes?  It’s true that with the world at our fingertips, it’s incredibly easy to access endless amounts of goods, including every type of clothing. Increased consumerism and availability of products through the internet...

  • How to Unearth and Expose Greenwashing

    How to Unearth and Expose Greenwashing

    By Lily Woodbury

    With environmental responsibility no longer being an optional niche for businesses, greenwashing has now become a form of commercial trickery. Learn more:
  • Saying Goodbye to plastic - Alternatives to plastic use - 00X

    It's not me, it's you: saying goodbye to plastic

    By Allie MacIsaac

    While there is no singular solution to all of the earth’s complex problems, one sure-fire way to reduce plastic waste is to reduce plastic consumption. Here are some digestible dupes that you can replace in your daily life that Mother Nature will thank you for!

  • Down The Drain – The Environmental Impacts of Flushing Sanitary Products

    Down The Drain – The Environmental Impacts of Flushing Sanitary Products

    By Allie MacIsaac

    So, you’ve flushed a tampon or two. What’s the big deal? According to Anglian Water, almost fifty percent of sanitary product users admit to flushing their used products instead of tossing them. It is estimated that 700,000 panty liners, 2.5 million tampons, and 1.4 million pads are flushed every day in the UK alone.
  • Canadian Companies & The Environment - Only Organic Period Products Environment Blog 1

    Canadian Companies & The Environment

    By Allie MacIsaac

    Now, more than ever, we are turning to local businesses to fulfill our shopping needs, while also supporting an ever-changing Canadian economy. Major win, win.

  • A Beginner’s Guide to Menstrual Cups

    A Beginner’s Guide to Menstrual Cups

    By Kiersten Lee

    Learning how to use a new period product can be overwhelming. For peace of mind, read on for everything you need to know about menstrual cups:
  • How Getting Off Birth Control Has Deepened My Relationship with Myself

    How Getting Off Birth Control Has Deepened My Relationship with Myself

    By Alexia S

    (Image taken from unsplash.com by Reproductive Health Supplies Coalition)  In this month’s post, I thought I would share my contraceptive journey and what it’s been like so far being off of birth control. Honestly, it has been a time of...

  • An Infertile World by 2045? What Dr. Swan Taught Me About Environmental Toxins and Infertility

    An Infertile World by 2045? What Dr. Swan Taught Me About Environmental Toxins and Infertility

    By Leah Simpkins

    Many are aware of the negative effects on our bodies from toxic materials, but the effects of environmental exposures on our reproductive health are less clear.
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    Top 5 Tips for Mindful Masturbation | Only

    By Alexia S

    A lot can shift once you start experimenting and identifying what feels good vs what doesn't. For a self-pleasuring guide for mindful masturbation, read on:
  • What Are Reusable Tampon Applicators - Only Organic Period Products Blog 004

    What Are Reusable Tampon Applicators?

    By Leah Simpkins

    Over the course of their lifetime, a person who menstruates can throw away an estimated 400 pounds of packaging from their period products - most of which will end up in our landfills and sewer systems, and at times, will wash up on the shores of our local beaches.



    Do disposable period products have to be our norm? Absolutely not.

  • Multipotentialite: Shifting Away From the “One True Calling”

    Multipotentialite: Shifting Away From the “One True Calling”

    By Alexia S

    After finishing my undergrad in the health sciences, I felt really confused as to what to do next. I was completely lost in regards to my career trajectory, and societal pressure gave me this intense need to find my “calling”....

  • Adaptability During the Pandemic: World is Slowing, Creative Juices are Flowing

    Adaptability During the Pandemic: World is Slowing, Creative Juices are Flowing

    By Lily Woodbury

    Evidently, there has been a multitude of downsides due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one positive outcome has been the level of creativity and ingenuity that has emerged in businesses and individuals alike. With so many restrictions in place, businesses,...

  • Canadian Gender Wage Gap: The Gap is still GAPING

    Canadian Gender Wage Gap: The Gap is still GAPING

    By Alexia S

    Can you believe that the gender wage gap STILL exists? It prevails in some way or another in every country in the world - even in Canada. Before we dive into this issue, it is important to acknowledge that gender...

  • Climate Change and Infertility

    Climate Change and Infertility

    By Leah Simpkins

    As I dug into this topic, I went down a rabbit hole of intersecting analysis in environmental sciences and reproductive health. What I discovered is an interesting (albeit disturbing) link between the environment and infertility within climate change research.  This...

  • At the Intersection of Period Poverty & Environment

    At the Intersection of Period Poverty & Environment

    By Lily Woodbury

    Period poverty is an intersectional problem that requires simultaneous solutions to solve issues facing both people and the planet. Read more for key insights:
  • 5 reasons to support small businesses

    5 reasons to support small businesses

    By Erin Bernie

    Support local businesses that are owned and operated by your neighbors!  Caring about and investing in the wellbeing of their community and its future. Here's 5 reasons why you should support small businesses:

  • ODT Episode 1 : Female Anatomy

    ODT Episode 1 : Female Anatomy

    By Ardelle Piper

    Let’s start with the basics! Dr. Piper reviews the female anatomy, inside and out.
  • Intro to Only Doc Talk

    Intro to Only Doc Talk

    By Ardelle Piper

    Welcome to Only Doc Talk! Dr. Ardelle Piper gives a quick introduction to this educational series of videos on women's health. Stay tune for six episodes in the first series!