Back in 2016, the Guardian posted a report regarding the take-off of Eco Friendly Toothbrushes. Although not a new concept, the idea of a disposable, zero-waste toothbrush is one that still takes people by surprise, especially when you've used plastic brushes all your life. But when National Geographic reported in June 2019 that a billion toothbrushes will be disposed of this year in the USA alone, is it not time that we all took a fresh look at our dental care from an environmental point of view?
The Impact On The Environment
Plastic toothbrushes are hard to dispose of and don't often get recycled. They sit in landfills and the oceans and simply don't break down over time. And with over 3.5 billion toothbrushes sold every year worldwide, the issue is simply getting worse.
As a generation, we've seen the use of plastics and other products increase dramatically. But we've also seen a rise in the amount of investment and pressure from society for consumers to start considering using ethically sourced products from sustainable sources.
So why should dental products be any different? We don't believe they should.
Who Are Brush Fresh And What Are We Doing To Help?
Here at Brush Fresh, we understand the issue that this common everyday product is having on our Eco System. Established by two dentists in 2019, we have a passion and a commitment to try to change the home dental industry.
That's why we introduced our own brand of Eco Friendly Bamboo Toothbrushes. Made from bamboo, these can be recycled in your garden disposables as they are completely compostable.
Simply remove the nylon bristles before disposal.
On average, bamboo toothbrushes will break down in around six months.
But what else is great about our range of compostable toothbrushes is that they are designed by dentists, by us, right here in the UK! And because we design our products with you in mind, they are made to get to every place of the mouth, including those hard to reach molars at the back!
Each handle is ethically sourced and completely cruelty free.
And it's not just toothbrushes - we also provide eco friendly toothpaste tablets as well!
Join Us On Mission!
We believe that environmentally friendly and cruelty free health care products shouldn't be limited to makeup and shampoos. To help us reduce the amount of plastic being sent to landfills and cluttering up our oceans, why not visit our store to see the full range of products we sell. We're constantly developing new products, so keep us on your favourite lists to see exciting new products when we bring them to market.
We also sell wholesale, find out more about stocking BrushFresh in your store.