Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.89
Liaison Jonathan Rausseo
Submission Date Nov. 25, 2021

STARS v2.2

University of Ottawa
IN-47: Innovation A

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Brigitte Morin
Waste Diversion Coordinator
physical resources service
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Free Ecological Menstrual Products

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:
The University of Ottawa has decided to tackle two issues in one program. Recently it launched a project to introduce free menstrual products on campus. The menstrual products (tampons and pads) are available through dispensers in washrooms at no cost. The machines are stocked with Aunt Flow menstrual products which are made with 100% cotton with no synthetic chemicals or dyes. The packaging is also made of paper or cardboard which makes them completely recyclable. These products are healthier for menstruators and do not cost them any extra money (no gender based tax).

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :
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The website URL where information about the innovation is available :
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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