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

Starting your period at school can be rather inconvenient to say the least. So to help you or your daughter manage her first or future periods, we have collected our 5 top tips #periods #periodsbelike #beabinner

Our fab friends at House of Coco interviewed our lovely Martha about FLB's, and how it all started... "Rather unglamorously, it all started on the toilet! Whilst at a friends house for a dinner party...

I’m sure we all remember that crazy, confusing and messy time in our lives; starting our period. so if you have a daughter, it can't hurt to be prepared so we created a quick overview of what you can do to help #Daughter #periods #Tips

Save 5% on your first order when you subscribe to get the latest news, special offers and fab deals. We promise to send emails you will love. Sustainable, hygienic disposal of your period products. Go to to sign up now! #saveouroceans #sustainable

Whoopdidooo! Now thousands of businesses can get Fabbing through their washroom company @CitronHygiene - if you are a Citron Hygiene customer ask your account manager for @FabLittleBag in your loos - no more pollution/ blockages/ &give your customers a MUCH better experience !

2.5m tampons, 1.4m sanitary pads, 700k pantyliners are flushed every day in the UK. FLB's keep everything, even the smell locked away for when you are ready to dispose. Made of 60% sustainable sugarcane, 10% renewable cornstarch, 30% recycled plastic, and vegan glue. #sustainable

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