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Friday, September 17, 2010

Scensibles Review and Giveaway



Have you ever walked into a public bathroom stall and turned right around and walked out because of used sanitary napkins, tampons and other “personal” type stuff lying all over the place? I know I have more than once and I for one think that is completely disgusting, I’m sure you will agree right? If I do have to dispose of one of my feminine care products in a public place I do all I can to make sure I do it in the most sanitary way possible and up until now I didn’t have many options but since I discovered Scensibles, and let me tell you I think they should be in every public and school restroom in the whole entire world!

About Scensibles (Taken From Website):

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Pittsford New York, the SCENSIBLE SOURCE CO, LLC is committed to providing innovative and hygienic solutions for the disposal of feminine care products. The Company, a women-owned business, was co-founded by Ann Germanow and her husband John Germanow. SCENSIBLES sanitary disposal bags, the first product from The Company, provide a clean, easy, discreet way to dispose of feminine care products (sanitary pads, tampons, panty liners) in a public restroom, at a friend’s home, and in your own bathroom.

The Company has patents for the design and unique features of SCENSIBLES personal disposal bags including the EPA approved embedded antimicrobial agents, scent and style. The name, logo and tag line are all trademarks of the Scensible Source Company. SCENSIBLES sanitary disposal bag contents are manufactured to biodegrade in sanitary and composting landfills between 1 and 5 years. The Company’s second product line, introduced in March 2007, are stall sanitary napkin waste receptacle liner bags manufactured with embedded antimicrobial agents, scent and biodegradable components. The liner bags are a significant improvement over the commonly used ineffective brown waxed paper bags. The patent pending SecureFit 360 was designed by the founder and her father, a retired professional mechanical engineer, with the goal of properly lining the interior surface and concealing the soiled contents securely inside the disposable bag.

To respond to the demand from women requesting SCENSIBLES for home use, the Company introduced decorative consumer packaging in 2009. The stylish compact size box fits in a bathroom drawer, on the back of the toilet, or wherever feminine care products are stored at home. With thousands of boxes sold on-line, the Company is hoping to make SCENSIBLES available at grocery and drug stores in 2010.

The Company is advocating for a greater public understanding of the environmental and health risks associated with the improper disposal of feminine care products in public restrooms.

My Thoughts:

I was sent several samples of Scensibles scented bags for home use and they couldn’t have arrived at a better time! I have been using these over the past week and I love them! I like using them at home because they are so much cleaner than just rewrapping the sanitary pad in another used wrapper or toilet tissue, I much rather see the cute little pink bags in my bathroom trash than wads of toilet tissue and I’m very pleased that they help reduce the smell of well you know so I don’t have to take it to the main trash every time I need to dispose of feminine products.

I not only use these at home but I make sure to keep a few in my purse for when I’m away from home and I’m confident in using these bag when I’m in a public place or at a family or friends house to keep it clean. I’m also loving that these can be used for tampons because I hate to flush them down any toilet no matter where I may be.

Bottom Line:

I love Scensibles scented bags and I will never leave home without at least one of them in my purse or diaper bag! I truly believe that these could be the solution to the nasty public restrooms that we have been searching for and I think that every restroom should have a dispenser and some of the SecureFit360 Liner bags for the trash cans inside the stalls.

Right now you can head on over to the Scensibles website to request a free petite pack sample so you can see how great they are for youself!

Buy It:
To purchase Scensibles visit their website to find out how and where!

Win It:
Scensibles has offered 6 of my readers one box of 50 and a couple petite packs each!


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Giveaway ends Sept 30, 2010 @ midnight CST. Winner will be chosen at random, using random.org and contacted by e-mail and has 48 hrs to respond before a new winner is chosen.

This review is based strictly my opinion. Others may have a different opinion with the product listed above. I did receive Scensibles samples mentioned above complementary for this review. No monetary compensation was received.

17 comments:

  1. I learned that they're a great way and a discreet way to dispose of feminine products. Sometimes there are not trash cans in the bathrooms and you don't want to be walking around with a feminine wrapper in your pocket. This is a great way to hide that in a cute and scented way

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  2. I learned that the Scensibles plastic bags have built in antimicrobial agents to inhibit the growth of odor causing bacteria

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  3. I follow you publicly with GFC

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  4. tossing tampons and plastic applicators in a SCENSIBLES bag and then in the trash helps to reduce pollution of our waterways, lakes and oceans.


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  5. I am a current follower

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  6. I subscribe in google reader

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  7. I learned that they prevent stinky bacteria from growing. I could SO use this in my gym bag! Thanks for the chance! aleksa91 hotmail

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  8. I learned you could purchase them at WEGMANS Food Markets

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  9. I follow your blog as degood with google friend connect.

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  10. I subscribe to your blog's rss feed thru google reader.

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  11. I learned that the average exterior surface of “sanitary” napkin receptacle—2,644 microbial load and the average interior surface of “sanitary” napkin receptacle—27,955 microbial load

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  12. They prevent bacteria from proliferating!

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  13. I learned that they have built in antimicrobial agents to inhibit the growth of odor causing bacteria.

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  14. I learned you can request a free sample on their site and they're available in grocery stores in the north east.
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