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Innovating for Impact: How we created a surgical mask making machine during the pandemic

2020-06-01T10:53:15+00:00

Innovating for Impact: How we created a surgical mask making machine during the pandemic Suhani and I started Saral designs in 2015 to tackle the menstrual hygiene issues in India through product design and education. We developed the world's first decentralized sanitary napkin making machine called- SWACHH. After spending 2 years [...]

Innovating for Impact: How we created a surgical mask making machine during the pandemic2020-06-01T10:53:15+00:00

Partnering to Support the COVID Frontline Warriors

2020-05-15T08:05:39+00:00

Partnering to Support the COVID Frontline Warriors Things had started to look bad from the start of March 2020 for many countries globally with the outbreak of a new disease called covid-19. There seemed to be no reason why or how India would be able to avoid getting affected - [...]

Partnering to Support the COVID Frontline Warriors2020-05-15T08:05:39+00:00

Stories of change: Breaking the glass ceiling and bringing gender equality

2020-05-15T07:59:29+00:00

Stories of change: Breaking the glass ceiling and bringing gender equality  In recent times, we have seen homogeneity in terms of mixed gender culture within organizations. However, developing such co-working spaces is not enough to give proper equal representation at the workplace. Within organizational structures a massive women force [...]

Stories of change: Breaking the glass ceiling and bringing gender equality2020-05-15T07:59:29+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact Part 5 – Methods for recycling disposable hygiene products

2020-06-01T10:54:10+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact Part -5:  Methods for Recycling disposable hygiene products  How to dispose a sanitary napkin? Have you heard of organic/ biodegradable/ compostable sanitary pads? Can sanitary napkins be 100% compostable? Can disposable products be recycled? What should be government's policy around disposal of sanitary napkin [...]

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact Part 5 – Methods for recycling disposable hygiene products2020-06-01T10:54:10+00:00

Mint

2019-11-28T06:33:22+00:00

Live Mint In the past four years, Saral Designs has sold 25 machines in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Haryana, Assam, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, and countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Namibia, South Africa and Rwanda. Read More

Mint2019-11-28T06:33:22+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact – Part 4 – Compostable alternatives for sanitary napkin raw materials

2019-12-27T10:29:25+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact Part -4:  Compostable alternatives for sanitary napkin raw materials  How to dispose a sanitary napkin? Have you heard of organic/ biodegradable/ compostable sanitary pads? Can sanitary napkins be 100% compostable? Can disposable products be recycled? What should be government's policy around disposal of sanitary [...]

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact – Part 4 – Compostable alternatives for sanitary napkin raw materials2019-12-27T10:29:25+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental impact – Part 3 – Compostable material and their challenges

2019-12-31T11:52:00+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental impact Part -3: Compostable Materials and their challenges How to dispose a sanitary napkin? Have you heard of organic/ biodegradable/ compostable sanitary pads? Can sanitary napkins be 100% compostable? Can disposable products be recycled? What should be government's policy around disposal of sanitary napkin waste? [...]

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental impact – Part 3 – Compostable material and their challenges2019-12-31T11:52:00+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact Part -2: Terminologies for Eco-friendly products

2020-03-12T07:26:14+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental impact Part -2: Terminologies for Eco friendly products How to dispose a sanitary napkin? Have you heard of organic/ biodegradable/ compostable sanitary pads? Can sanitary napkins be 100% compostable? Can disposable products be recycled? What should be government's policy around disposal of sanitary napkin waste? This [...]

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental Impact Part -2: Terminologies for Eco-friendly products2020-03-12T07:26:14+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and its Environmental impact – Part 1

2020-03-12T07:02:52+00:00

Sanitary Napkins and the Environmental impact Part -1: Disposal of sanitary napkins How to dispose a sanitary napkin? Have you heard of organic/ biodegradable/ compostable sanitary pads? Can sanitary napkins be 100% compostable? Can disposable products be recycled? What should be government's policy around disposal of sanitary napkin waste? This blog [...]

Sanitary Napkins and its Environmental impact – Part 12020-03-12T07:02:52+00:00

Success story: Local production for women, by women

2019-12-02T07:34:30+00:00

Success story: Local production for women, by women Desai Foundation has partnered with Saral Designs for increasing access to high quality and affordable sanitary napkins using Swachh machines. As Desai Foundation is increasing its impact with more production units, we had a chat with Megha Desai, to understand more about [...]

Success story: Local production for women, by women2019-12-02T07:34:30+00:00