The Economics of Cloth Pads

Overcoming the cost barrier of switching to cloth pads Recently we asked the GladRags community what their #1 barrier was for getting started with reusables. We heard a variety of reasons like, “Just getting the courage to try them! I finally had a breakthrough when a cloth user said: Do you throw your undies out when…Read more

Detox Your Box in 2016

New Year, New Cycle! You may have already ditched half the resolutions on your list (ask us how we know …) but there’s still a chance to enjoy a happier menstrual cycle in 2016. Here are some suggestions from our team to you to help you detox your box in the new year! Take Note…Read more

Meet the GladRags Ambassadors

We recently received a product review from a customer who just discovered reusables (and fell in love with them, of course!) She said she was a little angry that no one had ever told her about cloth pads and menstrual cups before, since they are such a life-changer. Our first thought was, “if only she’d…Read more

Living Zero-Waste: Behind the Scenes with Lauren Singer

We’ll admit it: we have a total crush on Lauren Singer, the badass behind Trash is for Tossers. Lauren gained international recognition by fitting two years’ worth of garbage into a mason jar. The average American creates about 4.3 pounds of waste per day. I’ll let that sink in for a minute… Since then, Lauren has…Read more

10 Non-Stuff Gift Ideas

They say they don’t want anything for the holidays. And you say it back, “No really, I don’t need any more stuff.” And you both mean it. But you also both really like to give. Don’t you? Yeah. We know you do. So how about considering some non-stuff gifts, and go right to the heart…Read more

Share your #TruePeriodSelfie

Periods aren’t usually picturesque and pristine, despite what ads might show you. So we’re ready to show our ‪#‎trueperiodselfie‬ and let the honesty flow. Join us in showing the world what someone on their period looks like, whether you’re rocking your comfiest sweatpants, using your hormones to fuel an epic workout, or riding a horse on…Read more

Zero Waste Holidays: Simple Tips for Eco-Friendly Cheer

It’s that time of the year again! A time for celebrating the holidays, the seasons, and friends and family. All that celebrating can mean a lot of trash! It seems that every year there is a new assortment of holiday decorations, interesting pre-wrapped foods, and new gadgets from which to choose. When this time of…Read more

UnTabooed: Breaking the Period Taboo

We’re proud to support UnTabooed, a non-profit organization that provides menstrual education and reusable products to women in need in the United States. Read on for an interview with founder Diandra Kalish to learn more about her work with UnTabooed and how you can help. GladRags: Tell us a little about yourself and how UnTabooed started. Diandra…Read more

{CONTEST CLOSED} Wild Blue Yonder is our newest print!

Coming soon to a cloth pad near you: this cheerful cloud print! We’re so excited to bring you this new print, but we need your help coming up with a name. Comment with your suggestion below, and our favorite will win a GladRags Day Pad in this print! Contest closes on 11/13.

We Stand for Women’s Health

Here at GladRags, our office is pretty small. Cozy, even – especially when Meagan’s dogs are snoozing away in the corner. Our desks sit within a few feet of each other, which means that between spreading period positivity and mailing packages, we can comfortably talk. Sometimes that means chatting about weekend plans or cat videos,…Read more