A tampon applicator

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    The tampon applicator is a ubiquitous feature of the shoreline of Lake Erie.

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    1. 99Sense 87 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Not So Fresh Feeling, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    2. Infinite Inkwell [deleted] 79 months ago | reply

      You know what they say: "plastic is forever. *sigh*

    3. Benimoto 79 months ago | reply

      Heh. Well, maybe not forever. It might only last 100-300 years. ;)

    4. smifhed 63 months ago | reply

      Which based on climate change may well be forever as we know it.

    5. ratamigniaux 60 months ago | reply

      Hi there! Great photo!

      Just wanted to let you know that we used it under the creative commons 2.0 attribution license, with accreditation, on our site www.thechicecologist.com for a blog discussing the topic of the environmental impact of tampons and such. If you would like to take a look, you can find it at www.thechicecologist.com/2010/04/the-environmental-impact...

      Thanks!!

      Rachel Tamigniaux
      rachel@thechicecologist.com

    6. grillheather 51 months ago | reply

      I go to Lake Erie beaches every weekend, and it never fails I find one of these.....Can anyone explain why there are so many?? I don't understand where these ladies are doing this!

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