Feminine Hygiene Goes Green

Aug 1, 2012

An entrepreneur develops a particular "eco-friendly" product in far northern Wisconsin
Credit Susan Bence

We’ve been revisiting a series on entrepreneurship this week on Lake Effect. WUWM Environmental Reporter Susan Bence wasn’t setting out to do a story on entrepreneurship when she left for the north woods in April – she was planning to do a story on the debate over a proposed iron ore mine. But while she was in Ashland, she found herself introduced to the creator of a company that fills a unique niche in – of all things - the feminine hygiene realm.

Susan introduced us to Luci Daum, who with her sister Lydia, owns and operates Luci Daum Design in Ashland, Wisconsin. The company “fabricates” a number of intriguing products – one called “honeysuckle”. You’ll have to discover ITS function on your own...