Stop Trashing Your Period Challenge 🗑️

Can you go your entire cycle without using plastic?

Almost 6 billion tampons are bought annually in the United States alone. Add in pads, wrappers and other packaging, that is a lot of disposable period products filling up landfills. And while single-use plastics like straws and water bottles are being swapped for sustainable alternatives, we at KT think it’s also time to break up with disposable period products… forever! 

Switching to period underwear during your cycle is an easy way to cut out single-use menstrual plastics like tampon applicators, pads, wrappers and other packaging. 

Sounds great, right? We absolutely agree. 

THE CHALLENGE

KT, along with our big sister brand Knix, challenges YOU to try and go your entire cycle without using a single disposable plastic product. Using a mixture of ‘Oh-No’ Proof Underwear, Super ‘Oh-No’ Proof Underwear, and reusable menstrual products, if needed. 

We’re asking you to share your journey and encourage everyone you know to make the switch - for yourself, for the planet and for your wallet.

Post to your Instagram stories, feed or both and use the hashtag #StopTrashingYourPeriod and tag @knixteen for 5 chances to win 3 pairs of Super ‘Oh-No’ Proof Underwear - on us! Up for the challenge? Here’s what you’ll need to get through your cycle: 


LIGHT AND MEDIUM FLOW DAYS

Absorbing up to 3 tsp of liquid or 2 tampons, KT’s ‘Oh-No’ Proof Underwear are medium absorbency undies that are available in a variety of styles, depending on what makes you feel the most comfortable. These are perfect to wear solo on medium flow days, or for your entire cycle if your flow is typically on the lighter side. They can also be worn as a backup for extra confidence when wearing a tampon or menstrual cup.

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HEAVY FLOW DAYS

You’ve prepped the hot water bottle and snacks— all you need now is Super ‘Oh-No’ Proof Underwear. The most absorbent pair of Leakproof Undies on the market, they’re capable of absorbing up to 40 ml of any liquid (period blood, sweat, bladder leaks, you name it). That’s the equivalent of 8 regular tampons. No need to wear a pad, tampon or menstrual cup with these— they can be worn on their own, just like regular underwear. Check out how they work here. A sustainable replacement of disposable period products, Super ‘Oh-No’ Proof Underwear is ready for even the mightiest crimson wave. 

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NIGHT-TIME PROTECTION 

We all know that even when we’re off to dreamland, our period can still be wide awake. The Sleepover Short is a super-comfy sleep short that absorbs up to 4 tsps or 4 tampons worth of liquid. They have an extra long absorbent area that stops leaks no matter which way you toss and turn. Gone are the days of waking up with stained sheets, thanks to the Sleepover Short! 

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It’s time to have a greener period with KT!

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