|Title||Thermal Treatment Solution for Menstrual Hygiene Sanitary Products|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||Jeffrey Piascik, Taylor Myers, Hitendra Chaudhari, Brendon Lynch, Myles Elledge, Brian Grant, Stephanie Teleski, and Brian Stoner|
|Institution||Gates Open Research|
|City||Seattle, Washington, USA|
|Keywords||hygiene, menstrual health, sanitary pad disposal|
S.H.E. (Safe Hygiene for Everyone) is an affordable, fully automated sanitary pad sterile disposal unit engineerd to provide dignity and privacy, waste reduction and safe hygiene. The innovation is designed for use with multiple fuel soruces and in shared and public settings, including schools, airports, bus and train stations, markets, malls, hotels, factories, and dormitories. This document serves as a research brief describing the technology and preliminary data.