Menstrual hygiene is a great taboo in Indian society. Moreover, compostable sanitary napkins are the need of the hour due to the inefficiency of current products in dealing with environmental pollution.
Aakar Innovations have developed a 100% compostable sanitary napkin solution, which can be decomposed over the period of 3-6 months.
Anandi Eco+ is the first and only 100% compostable sanitary pad to get certified by a Govt. of India lab. It is affordable, high quality, natural material-based and free of any harmful chemicals. Anandi Eco+ manure & part of the soil within 90 to 180 days in composting conditions. Each Anandi packet contains 8 pads and costs INR-40/ per packet. Aakar semi-auto machine setup can produce up to 2000 sanitary pads in 8 working hours. The setup includes a semi-auto Sealing Mc. for wing napkins with stands (2), pulveriser (1), hand operated press with table (1), core dies (3), gum sprayer (3), gumming unit (sticker sticking) (1), sterilizing unit (1), weighing machine (1), stamping machine (1), packet sealing machine (1) & compressor machine, and costs 7.30 lakhs INR + taxes.