What are the bristles made of?
The bristles are made from activated charcoal infused polyester.
Why are the bristles not biodegradable?
We would really have loved to use biodegradable bristles but unfortunately, the biodegradable bristles available currently are boar bristles which is an animal byproduct. As we do not use animal byproducts in our products, we chose to use polyester bristles instead. We will continue to look out for non animal byproduct biodegradable bristles when it becomes available in future.
How long will my bamboo toothbrush last?
Most dentists recommend changing toothbrushes at least once every three months.
Why would anyone choose bamboo toothbrush over regular toothbrush?
It is a more environment friendly alternative to the regular toothbrush. Moreover, the toothbrush handle is made of 100% biodegradable sustainable bamboo and its bristles are infused with activated charcoal. Bamboo is naturally antimicrobial while activated charcoal is known for it antibacterial properties.
There are more than 5 billion plastic toothbrushes disposed every year. Each toothbrush takes more than 400 years to decompose. The amount of plastic toothbrushes that are used and disposed around the world continues to rise and this amount of plastic will not break down in our lifetime.
Opting for a bamboo toothbrush can help reduce plastic in our landfills.
How do I dispose my bamboo toothbrush?
You can throw it into your regular trash bin as it will decompose quicker than plastic in a landfill, or it can also be composted by returning them to the earth if the bristles are removed.
Do I still need to use toothpaste with my bamboo toothbrush?
Yes, please do use toothpaste while brushing your teeth with the bamboo toothbrush.