Planet-friendly period care brand now stocked in 128 Marks & Spencer stores across the UK

Sustainable and planet-friendly period care brand www.totm.com, has landed in 128 Marks & Spencer stores across the UK, with 74 of those stores exclusively selling TOTM (Time Of The Month).

Marks & Spencer will be selling 12 sustainably-sourced, certified and organic cotton period care products from the TOTM range, with prices starting at only £2.80, these include:

–        Pads – Light, Medium, and Super

–        Applicator Tampons – Light, Regular, Super and Super Plus

–        Non-Applicator Tampons – Regular, Super and Super Plus

–        Liners – Unwrapped and Wrapped

In a bid to further reduce period plastic waste, the brand also offers three sizes of reusable menstrual cups (M&S does not stock menstrual cups and reusables, but they are available through Superdrug, Ocado and Tesco). 

TOTM launched in 2016 as a sustainable, organic cotton subscription brand, that contained no plastic packaging, no plastic applicators, and no harmful chemicals. A rebrand in 2018, incorporating a more fun, colourful range of packaging, saw the brand gain shelf space within over 800 Tesco stores (as well as being included within Tesco’s 2021 Incubator Programme), and by 2020 they had also partnered with Ocado, Urban Outfitters and Superdrug.

The brand has also gone on to launch a corporate scheme with the likes of Sweaty Betty, Hargreaves Lansdown, and Cardiff University Student Union, where they supply offices and workspaces with sustainable period care products.

A spokesperson of www.marksandspencer.com said: “Sustainability has been a core focus for Marks & Spencer since 2008; so much so that we’ve been named the world’s first major retailer to become carbon neutral and we’re further committed to becoming a zero-waste business by 2025. TOTM are the perfect fit for us to partner with, sharing many of the same values and beliefs as we do, and we hope that our customers enjoy the new products available to them in our stores around the UK.”

St.John Pearce-Burke, MD and co-founder of www.totm.com, commented on the new Marks & Spencer partnership: “As we continue to shake up the period care industry, we’re incredibly excited to have partnered with Marks & Spencer – not only one of the most cherished brands on the high street, but one that feels as strong about sustainability as we do. We are doing our bit to be as planet-friendly and carbon neutral as possible, working to reduce period plastic waste, and having our products on the shelves of so many M&S stores around the UK will help to ensure that consumers can make an informed decision themselves when buying period care products.”