Martha Silcott

Martha Silcott is founder of FabLittleBag, a biodegradable bag as an alternative for flushing tampons and pads.


Frustration inspired me - I hated the fact that used tampons, pads, applicators etc found their way onto our beaches, I also hated the process of wrapping them up in reams of loo roll ( loo roll is not free BTW, it happens to grow on trees!) or having to smuggle them in this loo roll wad in my handbag….

I wanted a relaxed, calm confident way to dispose of my used products. It made me angry that lots of women and girls were feeling such negative feelings and embarrassment each month due to a perfectly natural process just because no-one had bothered to address disposal properly. “

Martha Silcott's Project

FabLittleBag aims to reduce aquatic pollution by providing a feel-good alternative to flushing tampons and pads – with the help of a FabLittleBag! The mission is to a) help to keep used sanitary items out of the rivers, seas and off our beaches and b) to make sanitary disposal a feel good, confident experience. Also, […]

Martha Silcott's Tweets

Go Rhia Go! So impressed by these amazing young cricketers- watch out for them playing at Lords on Monday - proud to be supporting them in helping in the management of periods too . @HomeOfCricket @englandcricket

Am being blown away by this #tennis - @EmmaRaducanu and @leylahfernandez you are both incredible incredible players - am routing for Emma of course but enthralling display of intense high quality 🎾- feel proud Let’s GOOOOOOO! At last making disposing of period products a 5⭐️experience for your
hotel, office, gym, restaurant, yacht etc whilst also caring for the rivers and oceans #madefromplants #sustainable #no blockages #nosmell #nomess

😊😂😂 IKR - who knew that every day UK 2.5m tampons & 1.4m pads are flushed down the loo? Who knew the UK’s #water companies spend over £100m getting all the things we flush and shouldn’t out of the drains ? I guarantee that if you’re a Binner you’ll know a flusher &viceversa

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