Each year, around 50 million pounds of plastic toothbrushes end up in landfill sites. This plastic can take as long as 1,000 years to decompose. In these years, it leaks contaminants into the surrounding earth, polluting the planet. Choosing a toothbrush that is eco-friendly means that you can help to reduce the amount of plastic that exists, and turn the planet into a greener place to live.
NATURALLY GREAT Bamboo is naturally anti-microbial, very durable, biodegradable, water resistant, and it looks better than any other toothbrush out there!
SUSTAINABLE Bamboo grows very fast, almost 3 feet per day. It requires very little space from other bamboo and regenerates from its own roots.
POLLUTION Almost 50 million pounds of plastic toothbrushes make it to landfills every year. All of that plastic will take 1,000 years to decompose.
Simply use your bamboo toothbrush just as you would any other toothbrush!
Bamboo toothbrushes are just as sanitary as a plastic toothbrush maybe even more sanitary. Bamboo naturally resist water and is antimicrobial making it difficult for microorganisms to stay on the bamboo toothbrush.
How long do bamboo toothbrushes last? It is recommended to change out your toothbrush every 3 months. After normal wear and tear your bristles start to get worn out creating a less effective toothbrush. Clinical studies show that a worn out toothbrush removes less plaque than a new toothbrush. Your toothbrush builds up a large number of bacteria, so common sense practices also suggests to replace your toothbrush every 3 months. It is also a good idea to replace your toothbrush after getting over a illness.