Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads

Subz celebrates a successful 2019 with donations of thousands of reusable sanitary pads: As the year draws to a close, members of Subz Pants and Pads – and its NPO extension, Project Dignity – celebrated the distribution of 4308 packs of eco-friendly, reusable sanitary wear that empowers South African schoolchildren who cannot afford these vital hygienic items. This year also saw the distribution of Subz packs across international borders, extending the reach of the organisation to help the rest of the continent. “Every year we start out … [Read more...]

Shaka Surf Releases Recycled Cork Traction Pads For Surfing

Shaka Surf Releases Recycled Cork Traction Pads For Surfing: Shaka Surf Releases Recycled Cork Traction Pads For Surfing   Portugal – Recycled surf product store Shaka Surf is proud to announce the latest addition to their eco surf product range with their cork agglomerate traction pads. Partnering up with Eco Pro, Shaka Surf is proud to announce that they now have an eco-friendly alternative to the traction pads found in your typical surf shop. It’s true that most of the surfing accessories we use on a daily basis have some detrimental … [Read more...]

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads

Project Dignity welcomes government’s abolishment of VAT on sanitary pads: The collective voice of various civil society organisations and NPOs resulted in a welcome announcement during the 2018 medium-term budget speech that Value-Added Tax on sanitary pads has been abolished. From 1 April 2019, the South African public will now save when purchasing sanitary products – welcome relief to many cash-strapped households. Finance Minister, Tito Mboweni’s, policy statement, tabled in parliament, read: “Earlier this year [2018]‚ a panel of … [Read more...]

Subz Pants and Pads offers extensive range of reusable hygiene wear for all ages

Subz Pants and Pads offers extensive range of reusable hygiene wear for all ages: After successfully designing the country’s first reusable sanitary range – Subz Pants and Pads – the organisation’s founder, Sue Barnes, is expanding the Subz brand with the inclusion of reusable nappies, maternity and incontinence wear. “We’ve noticed that the market is really embracing the sustainable option of hygiene wear and the demand for alternatives has increased,” explained Barnes. “The Subz range can be washed and reused, making every product … [Read more...]