Press Features

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660 City News: Alberta students create biodegradable period product in hopes of reducing plastic waste

Jul 5, 2021

CALGARY (660 NEWS) — Founded by a pair of students from the University of Alberta, Ruth Pads, a menstrual product, is made from 93 per cent plant-based materials.

Edmonton Journal: Edmonton startup business creates eco-friendly menstrual pads

June 27, 2021

An Edmonton-based startup company is offering women an eco-friendly option when purchasing menstrual pads. Ruth, named after former U.S. associate justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg, officially launched on Tuesday with a Kickstarter campaign.

Global News Feature:
Su-Ling Goh reports on how Edmonton students created sustainable period pads

June 22, 2021

Story included as a part of the Global News broadcast.

Past Press

CBC News story
CBC News

Edmonton students pushing for waste-free menstrual products

City News story
City News

Are biodegradable pads the future of menstrual products?

Global News Story
Global News

U of A students look to convert hemp waste into eco-friendly menstrual products

City News story
City News

UofA Students on a mission to create biodegradable pads

The Gateway story

U of A social enterprise wins $10,000 to make biodegradable menstrual pads a reality

Ualberta Folio story

U of A students look to cut plastic waste with hemp-based feminine hygiene products

Ualberta International story

Creating an impact: How UAlberta students are changing the way we think about waste

The Gateway
UAlberta International