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September Business Update

If there has ever been a time at TABOO for catching breath, September has been the one! As a team, we were all blown away by the night of our launch party. The 400 people in the room represented a vision of generosity, support, and celebration, and the following month has been a continuation of […]

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Taboo’s Launch Party

On Thursday the 22nd of August Taboo Sanitary Products celebrated the official launch of our organic cotton pads and tampons with a massive party at the stunning MOD on North Terrace. Though there was no official dress code, many of you donned your most snazzy red and pink get ups to show your support for […]

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August Business Update

Hey guys! August has been such an amazing, overwhelming and intense month for TABOO. We have seen many milestones reached, most of which revolved around the launch of our line of organic pads and tampons! On the 7th of August, a big container of TABOO’s pads and tampons arrived at our office, having just made its way […]

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What is a social enterprise anyway?

Taboo Sanitary Products is a Adelaide based social enterprise that donates 100% of it’s net profits to projects helping women and girls gain access to menstrual healthcare and education in Developing Countries. You may have heard us mention our Social Enterprise business model before and wondered ‘what the heck does that mean, anyways?!’. We’re here […]

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Homelessness and Periods

In Australia approximately 116,427 people are homeless, according to the 2016 census. 42% of this number are women. Sleeping on the streets can be incredibly tough, with both your physical and mental health constantly on the line. However, one aspect of homelessness for women that is not often discussed is what happens when a woman […]

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June Business Update

Just a quick little update for your June newsletter, boos. Major, major things have been happening at TABOO – mostly revolving around the fact that our pads and tampons are currently on a ship from Barcelona to Adelaide!  Our last month has involved preparing for this exciting arrival, and starting to plan our launch party (which […]

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The Pill and Depression

Words by Poppy Fitzpatrick Come with me now on a journey through time and space… Sounds like the intro to a colourful episode of The Mighty Boosh, right? Well, not quite. Let’s take it back to March 2016, the beginning of an exciting new chapter in my life: university. I exited the cosy embrace of […]

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The Environmental Impact of Pads & Tampons

Let’s all be honest with each other. Pads and tampons are probably two items that you likely haven’t given a lot of thought to. And you may have given even less thought to what happens to these items once you’ve used them and they’re thrown into the bin. Out of sight out of mind, right? […]

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May Business Update

It seems as though every month we say “This has been the most exciting month so far!” (Or words to that effect). But this month, we absolutely can’t deny it – so much has happened!  The biggest milestone reached this month was finally making the payment to our manufacturer in Barcelona for the production of […]

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