Disposal of used sanitary napkins has been a very common problem everywhere. Women and girls do not prefer carrying sanitary pads in front of family and friends. Either they will throw it openly in the dustbin or flush it. Both the ways of disposing of sanitary pads create problems. Flushing creates clogging in the sewage system and throwing in dustbins results in health problems due to mosquitoes breeding on the decomposed blood, which spreads all over the atmosphere.
Therefore, the best way to dispose of the sanitary pad which is also the eco- friendly solution is the SANITARY PAD INCINERATOR.
Sanitary pad incinerator is of low cost and portable. Many economical incinerators are coming into existence such as – Ashudhinashak!! It helps in burning the used sanitary pads in an environmentally friendly way. It is a low-cost invention, especially for rural areas where there are no garbage collection facilities.
The best part of this incinerator is that it does not require any electricity. It is easy to make, easy to assemble and easy to install. This is a boon for rural areas. Because of its economical features has been installed in Universities, hostels, schools due to its Rs. 2000/- cost price.
One of the newly demanded Incinerator is Eco-Suvidha, with the best quality and cheapest price. It is an invention from ‘StreeSanman’. It is a scientific proven hygienic machine. Eco-Suvidha is very easy to operate, automatic and electronic and requires few minutes to burn the used sanitary napkins.
The main features are, it has a stainless steel body. It has ash collecting tray which ensures cleanliness. It can be used anywhere since it is electronic.
The advantages are
1. Stress-free for women
2. Reduces plastic bag usage
3. Avoids water pollution
4. Avoids blockage in the drainage system
Saves water and a healthy environment
These Incinerators are available online on various sites with different features, shapes, sizes, and cost. One can also take guidance for operating these Incinerators from YouTube.
It is important and our duty to take this step to promote menstrual sanitation and proper disposal of menstrual waste. This can be done by educating and creating awareness among women to use eco-friendly incinerators. This will also prevent unwanted health issues and not create any problems in the environment.
Sanitary pad incinerator is very important in schools. This will send two positive messages to girls that the schools are concerned about their health and secondly, is taking every initiative to promote such empowering steps.