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Brush with Bamboo: An Eco-Friendly Toothbrush

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Brush with Bamboo
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Brush with Bamboo
Review Summary
Keeness Rating: 
4
A toothbrush made from bamboo
Greenness Rating: 
5
Made from untreated bamboo, not plastic
Value: 
4
2-pack for $11/99
Overall Rating: 
4

bamboo toothbrushI recently had the opportunity to try a bamboo toothbrush made by Brush with Bamboo.  Previously, I never really gave much thought to my toothbrush, but did you know that each toothbrush will take over 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill?   With over 2 billion toothbrushes thrown out every year worldwide, that is a lot of toothbrushes sitting in a landfill.   Plus, the plastic packaging for most toothbrushes will contribute to even MORE waste.

In comes Brush with Bamboo.  Brush with Bamboo makes quality bamboo toothbrushes using 100% compostable bamboo packaging.  The bristles are BPA-free.

Transitioning from my regular toothbrush to my Brush with Bamboo brush was easy.  It feels just like an ordinary toothbrush and the bristles are very soft.

Initially my concern was keeping the toothbrush sanitary and free of mold.  I later learned that bamboo has antimicrobial properties embedded in its fibers, so in order to keep it free of mold, the key is to keep the toothbrush dry!

Definitely worth checking out when you're in the market for a new toothbrush!  (Also, I know it's only August, but it could make a neat stocking stuffer this holiday season!)

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