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Used [tampons](https://www.itsaugust.co/products/tampon-box), [pads](https://www.itsaugust.co/products/pad-box), and [liners](https://www.itsaugust.co/products/liners-box): __Landfill__ [Pad](https://www.itsaugust.co/products/pad-box), [tampon](https://www.itsaugust.co/products/tampon-box), and [liner](https://www.itsaugust.co/products/liners-box) wrappers (minus the tampon applicator): __Landfill__ [Tampon](https://www.itsaugust.co/products/tampon-box) applicator: Into the __recycling bin__ after being washed-- this depends on your local trash rules, so be sure to look those up before recycling! Individual product boxes: __Recycling bin or landfill__ Shipping boxes and packing paper: __Recycling bin or landfill__ Our period care and wrappers should only be disposed of in regular trash/waste, and should biodegrade in landfills within 1 year. They don't go in your compost bin just because they are fully biodegradable. Compost is used to nurture healthy soil and plants. While our products with technically break down all the way, they aren't a nutritious meal for a growing plant.
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FND-P

CASSANDRA WILDER (SHE/HER)

ND

HEATHER IROBUNDA (SHE/HER)

MD

JESSICA SHEPHERD (SHE/HER)

MD

SARU BALA (SHE/HER)

ND

LEA LIS (SHE/HER)

MD

STACI TANOUYE (SHE/HER)

MD

NANCY YEN SHIPLEY (SHE/HER)

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MA

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MD

DR PARI GHODSI (SHE/HER)

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DR SARAH ORECK (SHE/HER)

MD, MS

JENNA LONGORIA (SHE/HER)

FND-P

CASSANDRA WILDER (SHE/HER)

ND

HEATHER IROBUNDA (SHE/HER)

MD

JESSICA SHEPHERD (SHE/HER)

MD

SARU BALA (SHE/HER)

ND

LEA LIS (SHE/HER)

MD

STACI TANOUYE (SHE/HER)

MD

NANCY YEN SHIPLEY (SHE/HER)

MD

ALYSSA DWECK (SHE/HER)

MD

ISRAA NASSIR (SHE/HER)

MA

DR SHAWN TASSONE (HE/HIM)

MD

DR PARI GHODSI (SHE/HER)

MD

DR SARAH ORECK (SHE/HER)

MD, MS

JENNA LONGORIA (SHE/HER)

FND-P

CASSANDRA WILDER (SHE/HER)

ND

HEATHER IROBUNDA (SHE/HER)

MD

JESSICA SHEPHERD (SHE/HER)

MD

SARU BALA (SHE/HER)

ND

LEA LIS (SHE/HER)

MD

STACI TANOUYE (SHE/HER)

MD

NANCY YEN SHIPLEY (SHE/HER)

MD

ALYSSA DWECK (SHE/HER)

MD

ISRAA NASSIR (SHE/HER)

MA

DR SHAWN TASSONE (HE/HIM)

MD

DR PARI GHODSI (SHE/HER)

MD

DR SARAH ORECK (SHE/HER)

MD, MS

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