One billion toothbrushes will be thrown away in the U.S. this year. The typical toothbrush today is made of plastic and is not recyclable.
Bamboo is biodegradable and one of the fastest-growing plants on earth. National Geographicrecommends using a bamboo toothbrush to help to eliminate one of the most prevalent forms of plastic pollution.
Even though bamboo seems like a new environmentally friendly material, theearliest bristle toothbrusheswere invented in China in the 15th century and featured bamboo handles.
✔️ Fine and gentle bristles for sensitive teeth & gums
✔️ Bristles are infused with charcoal which has natural, anti-bacterial and cleansing properties and is used for cleaning and whitening teeth
✔️ 100% Compostable & Biodegradable Bamboo Handle
✔️ Made from sustainably harvested bamboo and sent in recycled packaging
✔️ Made from FSC certified bamboo to ensure best practices in managing responsible forests
✔️ Bamboo cultivation is done without using pesticides or insecticides
Each brush is 7.7 x 1.2 x 0.6 inches
The bare toothbrush handle can be disposed of in a commercial composting bin and willsafely return to the soil within 6 months. Or you can compost it in your own home.
The bristles are not biodegradable and will need to be removed, however, the handle is a perfectly good piece of high-quality bamboo – feel free to reuse it!