The Proper Way to Dispose of Bamboo Toothbrush
A simple bamboo toothbrush can help lessen plastic toothbrush floating in the ocean and help save thousands of sea animals or deep-sea creatures as well as prevent clogging up a landfill.
Aside from owning a bamboo toothbrush, you might be wondering "How do I take care and recycle bamboo toothbrush?" Don't worry, we have prepared some care instructions for taking care of your biodegradable bamboo toothbrush.
A step-by-step guide in disposing and taking care of your eco-friendly bamboo toothbrush.
We always make sure that our products are durable and can be used for up to 6 months. However, in order to maintain good oral hygiene, dentists recommend that we should change our toothbrush every 2 - 3 months. This also applies to a bamboo toothbrush. Bacteria can easily stick to the bristles even though the bamboo is naturally antibacterial.
Store Toothbrush in a Dry Area. Bamboo is best when kept in a dry area. Keep your toothbrush in an open-air and avoid using toothbrush holder because cups/holder collect water and are not ideal.
Cleaning the Bristles after Usage
It is a soft-plant based bristles, you can wash and care for it just like a conventional toothbrush. The Bamboo Handle
The Bamboo handle will fade over time. The Bamboo handle will fade over time. The top portion of your toothbrush may begin to appear lighter and faded in with use. Don't fret, it's just normal! This will not affect your brushing experience.
The different parts of the toothbrush can be disassembled for proper disposal. The bristles are not biodegradable and will have to be land filled. Bristles are small in nature and frothy: waste disposal collection may not work. The handle, nothing to worry as it can be recycled or composted at home.
Removing the bristles can be done using pliers. The bristles are made from Dupont Nylon and with the use of pliers, it can be removed easily from the head.
Reuse or Compost Handle
The handle is 100% biodegradable because it is bamboo. It can be disposed of in a commercial composting bin and will safely return to the soil within 6 months. Feel free to use it since it is a perfectly good piece of high-quality bamboo. If not, you can compost it in your own home
Disposal of Packaging
The bamboo toothbrush is wrapped up in a box or paper and is 100% biodegradable. You may reuse it with the use of your creativity or dispose of the box in a recycling waste bin.