What Does a Period-Friendly World Look Like?

As we approach Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28th, it’s crucial to recognise the significance of this day and reflect on what a period-friendly world looks like. This year’s theme, “Period Friendly World,” prompts us to envision a society where menstruation is not a barrier to equality, health, and dignity. At Citron Hygiene we’re committed… Continue reading What Does a Period-Friendly World Look Like?

All You Need to Know About a Sanitary Waste Disposal Service

Disposing of sanitary waste correctly is an essential part of managing your washroom facilities. Enlisting the right provider for sanitary waste disposal services is also important, to ensure that infection control and hygiene measures are followed, and waste is collected and disposed of correctly. At Citron Hygiene, we are proud to offer a variety of… Continue reading All You Need to Know About a Sanitary Waste Disposal Service

Period Stigma Facts & Figures

For centuries, the subject of menstruation has been and still is, taboo. Whilst in recent years some societies have made positive steps towards raising awareness, there is still a way to go, and barriers to break down. In this blog, we are delving into the data and by doing so, we are hoping to contribute… Continue reading Period Stigma Facts & Figures

What is Sustainable Menstruation?

More than 1.8 billion people menstruate every month worldwide, meaning the use of environmentally-friendly and responsible menstrual products is more important than ever. In this blog, we will discuss the meaning of sustainable menstruation, the challenges of period product disposal in the modern day and how we can encourage more sustainable menstrual disposal practices. What… Continue reading What is Sustainable Menstruation?

The True Costs of Periods

If someone were to ask you how much a period costs, you’d say it costs the price of a pack of tampons or pads. However, managing a period goes well beyond the costs of period products, and the costs involved can all contribute to period poverty, an issue that is affecting increasing numbers of people.… Continue reading The True Costs of Periods

Gatekeeping Period Products in Schools – Our Response to the BBC

The BBC recently published an article discussing the story of a young girl who was forced to take an exam, leaking in her own blood, due to difficulty accessing products to manage her period at school. With the BBC article stating that 40% of pupils lack access to free period products in school, we take… Continue reading Gatekeeping Period Products in Schools – Our Response to the BBC

Sentiments About Period Poverty Between Regions

With more than 500 million women and girls across the world lacking access to the facilities they need to manage their periods, taking action to achieve menstrual equity is vitally important. Today we compare period dignity research in the United Kingdom vs North America and identify ways that we can work together to tackle period… Continue reading Sentiments About Period Poverty Between Regions

Uncovering Everyday Habits that Spread Germs

From touching your face, eating at your desk, and even using your mobile phone, these daily habits are germier than you may think. Just by carrying out your normal daily activities, you could be spreading germs without even realising it. Germs can’t be avoided but there are ways we can minimise the risk of particularly… Continue reading Uncovering Everyday Habits that Spread Germs

A Sporting Chance: Citron Hygiene and Aunt Flow Donate 73,000 Period Products to Keep Girls Off the Sidelines

A Sporting Chance: Citron Hygiene and Aunt Flow Donate 73,000 Period Products to Keep Girls Off the Sidelines As Citizens Advice reports that 2023 was the “bleakest ever” start to a year (1), Citron Hygiene has launched a new initiative to help tackle period poverty. The leading provider of washroom hygiene services will donate 73,000… Continue reading A Sporting Chance: Citron Hygiene and Aunt Flow Donate 73,000 Period Products to Keep Girls Off the Sidelines

How We’re Supporting Menstrual Hygiene Day 2023

The 28th May marks Menstrual Hygiene Day 2023, and an opportunity to raise awareness of menstrual hygiene rights worldwide. Although Menstrual Hygiene Day is just one day of the year, at Citron Hygiene, we continuously raise awareness of issues relating to menstruation and period dignity. Today, we are giving you a closer look into how… Continue reading How We’re Supporting Menstrual Hygiene Day 2023