Will we ever see incontinence products made from 100% renewable materials?

Incontinence pads are also about forest industry

Forest industry may not be the first thing to associate with something as intimately embodied as incontinence care.

Producing the fluff to the pads’ absorbent layers, it is, however, a key industry in the production of the pads.

While solving the question of  sustainable land usage remains key for the sustainability of forest industry, it may also provide solutions for a more sustainable future for adult incontinence care.

Along with a range of experts from other fields, our project’s PI, Tiina Vaittinen, was interviewed for this podcast, produced by Stora Enso, which asks:

Will we ever see incontinence products made from 100% renewable materials?

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PAD003 Inkontinenssin etiikkaa ja taloutta synnytyksistä dementiaan

Image: Teija Hakala (c)

Tässä loppukesästä 2020 nauhoitetussa jaksossa vieraana on tutkija, fysioterapeuttitaustainen filosofi Anna Rajala. Tunnustamme – ehkä hieman banaalilla tavalla – kuinka meitä yhdistää akateeminen kiinnostus kakkaan, mutta sitten keskustelemme vakavia muun muassa dementiasta, etiikasta, synnytyksen jälkeisen inkontinenssin hoidosta ja hoitamattomuudesta – ja aina vähän taloudestakin.

Äänisuunnittelu: Timo Uotinen

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