The St Andrews Prize for the Environment

University of St Andrews

ConocoPhillips

2019 Finalist

Saathi - All-Natural Sanitary Pads from Banana Fibre

Saathi - All-Natural Sanitary Pads from Banana Fibre

Producing eco-friendly, 100% biodegradable and compostable sanitary pads in the state of Gujarat.

Saathi has developed a sanitary product that is biodegradable and compostable, using agricultural waste from banana tree farmers as a raw material. The Saathi pads enable girls and women in rural Jharkhand to have access to clean, biodegradable menstruation products.

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