Do your water-soluble wrappers leave chemical residue? Katie November 08, 2022 13:46 Updated Nope! When they dissolve they can be safely poured down the drain without leaving chemical residue or contributing to marine pollution. Learn more about how to have an eco-friendly period here. Related articles In what conditions are your tampons biodegradable? Are the tampons environmentally friendly? Does the applicator break down into micro-plastics? Are the tampons biodegradable/compostable? If the tampons are biodegradable, won't they break down in my handbag? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.