D. Reusable Tampon Applicator
for DAME, UK
For every 1km of beach in the UK there are 9 tampon applicators found. Globally every year menstrual product waste is estimated to 100 billion pieces. D is the world first reusable tampon applicator. It offers a more sustainable alternative preventing millions of plastic applicators going to waste. The 3 parts (lid, applicator and plunger) are designed to be the most intuitive to use. It works with every tampon size. The applicator is made from a medical grade and self-sanitising material.
Dezeen Award 2018
Fast Company World Changing Ideas Finalist 2019
Photos 1-4-5 © Liz McBurney © DAME
Photos 2-3 © Astrid Vanhuyse