The big toothbrush problem

The first plastic toothbrush made with nylon yarn went on sale on February 24, 1938.

Take a moment to think of all of the plastic toothbrushes that were made between 1938 and now. Then consider that ALL of those plastic toothbrushes still exist today. And they will continue to sit as landfill for a very long time.

This is particularly significant as we need to change our toothbrush every 3 months.

Hint: Change your toothbrush at the turn of the new season. HAPPY SPRINGTIME for my fellow Southern Hemisphere folks. Happy autumn to those in the Northern Hemisphere!

This spring (tomorrow) I shall be changing my toothbrush from plastic to bamboo.

Use code VICK_Y15 for 15% off your purchases at Sandcloud (click the image to get to the site)

These Sandcloud bamboo toothbrushes are so sturdy and light. They feel comfy and the biggest plus is that they decompose just like any other natural material.

For my readers I have this Sandcloud referral link for 15% off storewide (including the bamboo toothbrushes)!


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