Leave No Trace, Period.

THE THREE Ps The alternate title for this piece was “How To Pee, Poo, and Have Your Period in the Outdoors Without Leaving A Bunch of Garbage” and though it’s too long for a title, it’s pretty much the point, so I’m gonna leave it in here. Mostly though, I want to address the Third…Read more

Sapporo – Behind The Name

Get out your allergy meds and cameras because the cherry blossoms are blooming in Downtown Portland! Which also makes it the perfect time to introduce our new favorite Carry Bag, Sapporo! Sapporo is the 5th largest city in Japan, and is the capital city of Hokkaido Prefecture and Ishikari Subprefecture. Sapporo hosts a 7-day long…Read more

One Tree Planted Per Purchase For Earth Month

Pick your discount and support Orca Project Happy Earth Month! This April GladRags is hoping to make it easier for people to switch to reusables by offering a pick your discount offer. Customers can choose the discount that they need the most right now, from 10% – 20% off, to move toward a zero waste…Read more

2020 Benefit Report

2020 was… a year. We’re thankful to be on the other side of it now — a little older, a lot wiser, and grateful to still be helping people get the period products they need. In 2020, we had planned to increase our staff volunteer hours and better monitor the impact of our donations and…Read more

A Day In The Life Of Reusables

Three of us on the GladRags team took notes during our recent cycles in order to share with you the products that we use personally to care for our periods.

GladRags Gives Back to Raphael House

Buy One, Give One: Period Supplies for Survivors Raphael House of Portland is creating a future free from domestic violence through advocacy, education, and community outreach, and by providing a safe haven from domestic violence. They help survivors transition from shelter into safe housing, and are with them every step of the journey. This month,…Read more

5 Unexpected Reasons I Fell In Love With My Menstrual Cup

To be honest, I didn’t know that I’d fall in love with a menstrual cup. So I suppose this title is deceptive in that the entire love affair with my XO Flo menstrual cup was unexpected. But these are the five things that keep coming up in my mind over and over again, month after…Read more

Giving Back in February

Hey, remember this fun print? Well, guess what…it’s back!!! In 2019, Rainbow Connection had a special goal: we donated a portion of the sales to The Trevor Project, the leading organization for LGBTQ suicide prevention. Now that we’re bringing it back for February, Rainbow Connection will be helping out once again! This time, we’ll be…Read more

It’s Funky, But Not In a Fun Way

At GladRags, we hear it all: the good, the bad, and the funky. From helping our customers navigate their first C-folds, to stain removal, we’re here to guide you through all of the possibilities of menstrual cup usage. Today, we’re going to discuss what happens when your cup no longer has that “new cup smell”…Read more

Giving Back in January

In 2020, thanks to our customers old and new, we were able to do a lot of paying it forward. Now that we’ve kicked off 2021, you best believe that ball is still rolling! This month, we’re setting aside 1% of our web sales to give to New Avenues for Youth. Being able to give…Read more