Toothbrush update

In May 2020, my partner and I changed over to bamboo toothbrushes after using our previous plastic ones for two years. I did a blog post about it earlier this year. I have never changed toothbrush every six months.  Most people outside out the USA probably keep their toothbrushes until the bristles are bent (for …

PLASTIC- FREE JULY: DAY 8

𝐓𝐎𝐎𝐓𝐇𝐏𝐀𝐒𝐓𝐄 & 𝐓𝐎𝐎𝐓𝐇𝐁𝐑𝐔𝐒𝐇 ⁣ ⁣ 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐁𝐋𝐄𝐌 ⁣ Toothpaste tubes are a problem because the tube is made from a mix of aluminium and plastic. This is very hard to recycle.⁣ ⁣ 20 Billion packs per year are sold globally (most of them sold in cardboard boxes).⁣ ⁣ Toothbrushes are also extremely disposable and often …

Toothbrush swap!

After using my old plastic toothbrush for over two years, I finally changed over to a reduced plastic version! According to Colgate et al, you should change your toothbrush every three months!!! I have never done this because it sounds like such a great waste to me! And looking at the statistics online backs up …