The global biodegradable sanitary napkins market exhibited strong growth during 2015-2020. A sanitary napkin is an absorbent item used by a woman during her menstruation. They are either made of non-biodegradable cellulosic fiber and plastics or biodegradable materials such as banana fibre, bamboo corn, organic cotton etc. that do not contain any synthetic or chemical-based raw materials. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the global biodegradable sanitary napkins market to grow at a CAGR of 22.8% during 2021-2026
The use of hazardous chemicals and raw materials in ordinary sanitary napkins has propelled the interest of female population towards the use of biodegradable sanitary napkins. Increasing awareness to protect the environment is also driving the adoption of biodegradable raw materials in sanitary pads. Factors such as increasing population of working women, growing awareness about female hygiene, and increasing health issues such as skin irritation and rashes are also contributing to the growth of the biodegradable sanitary napkins market across the globe. Non-biodegradable sanitary napkins use chemicals like dioxins, furans, chlorines and fragrances which causes skin problems and create a negative impact on the environment. On the other hand, biodegradable sanitary napkins use materials such as banana fiber, corn starch, water hyacinth, organic cotton, etc. which are comfortable, hygienic, cost-effective, and has a good capacity to absorb blood adequately. Some of the other factors driving this market include increasing awareness levels, government schemes and programmes, improving distribution networks, etc.
Market Breakup by Material Type
Cotton currently dominates the market, holding the largest share.
Market Breakup by Distribution Channel
Amongst these, supermarkets and hypermarkets currently hold the largest share.
Market Breakup by Region
Amongst these, North America is the leading market, accounting for the major share.
The report has also examined the competitive landscape of the market and provides the profiles of the key players operating in the industry.
Key Questions Answered in This Report:
The global biodegradable sanitary napkins market size was valued at US$ 1,240 Million in 2020.
According to the estimates by IMARC Group, the global biodegradable sanitary napkins market is expected to witness a CAGR of 22.8% from 2021 to 2026.
The growing awareness about personal hygiene and increasing skin irritation and rashes caused by ordinary sanitary napkins are among the key factors bolstering the market growth.
Rising environmental concerns, along with schemes and programs undertaken by governments of numerous countries to improve the distribution network of these napkins, are acting as one of the major trends in the market.
Sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic had led to the implementation of stringent lockdown regulations across several nations resulting in temporary closure of numerous manufacturing units and supply chain disruptions pertaining to biodegradable sanitary napkins.
On the basis of the material type, the market has been segmented into bamboo-corn, cotton, banana fibre, and others. At present, cotton type exhibits a clear dominance in the market.
On the basis of the distribution channel, the market has been bifurcated into supermarkets and hypermarkets, organic stores, pharmacies, online, and others. Currently, supermarkets and hypermarkets account for the majority of the market share.
Region-wise, the market has been classified into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle east and Africa, where North America dominates the global market.
The key companies in the global biodegradable sanitary napkins market are Unicharm Corporation, Carmesi, Heyday Care LLP, Aakar Innovations, Shezhen BINBING Paper Co., Ltd., Procter & Gamble, The Honest Company Inc., Bodywise (UK) Limited, Maxim Hygiene, and Saathi.
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