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Switching to an eco dental care regime has never been easier and the best way to start is with an eco-friendly toothbrush. Just by switching to a bamboo toothbrush, you can reduce your plastic impact dramatically. We should all replace our toothbrushes every three months so it’s easy to see how the waste can pile up when using a plastic toothbrush. This selection of sustainable toothbrushes are a quick way to change your toiletries choice for the better.

Are bamboo toothbrushes better than plastic?

Plastic toothbrushes are often used as a symbol of the plastic pollution crisis as they take hundreds of thousands of years to degrade, whereas a bamboo toothbrush is a natural product and is much better for the environment. In contrast to plastic, a plastic-free bamboo toothbrush only takes between four months to three years to decompose.

What are the most eco-friendly toothbrushes?

Wooden toothbrushes are the most eco-friendly toothbrushes as they are made from a natural, biodegradable material of either bamboo or beechwood. Both of these options are a much more sustainable toothbrush as they can be used within a circular economy.

How long do bamboo toothbrushes last?

A bamboo toothbrush lasts for roughly three months, the same amount of time as a plastic toothbrush. By choosing the eco-friendly toothbrush alternative, there is no difference in how long a toothbrush lasts or how you use it.

How do you dispose of a bamboo toothbrush?

To dispose of a bamboo toothbrush, first remove the bristles from the wooden handle by cutting off the head or pulling out the bristles, and then compost the bamboo or wooden toothbrush handle. The bristles should be thrown into your general waste.

This selection of eco-friendly toothbrushes are all packaged plastic-free and without any waste. With options from leading brands like Truthbrush and EcoLiving, you can create a plastic-free haven in your bathroom with the eco-friendly toiletries to match. Help to reduce plastic waste by making the simple switch to a plastic-free toothbrush.