Hydrophil Bamboo Toothbrush with Plant based Bristles - Natural Medium
Fact Over 3.6 billion plastic toothbrushes are purchased every single year. When they are disposed of plastic toothbrushes sit around for over 500 years before finally breaking down into micro plastics, so in theory they never go away!
The Hydrophil toothbrush is produced using 100% renewable raw materials, making it ideal for the environmentally conscious. It’s vegan, petroleum & BPA-free and water-neutral for extra peace of mind. The Hydrophil bristles are made from castor oil to give a medium softness that effectively cleans your teeth without damaging your gums.
The Hydrophil Toothbrush is manufactured from 100% renewable raw materials, it’s an all-round eco-friendly toothbrush - vegan, petroleum & BPA-free and water-neutral. Thanks to the medium strength of the bristles made from castor oil, the toothbrush offers excellent cleaning performance and is gentle on gums.
Switching to the bamboo toothbrush is one of the easiest ways to reduce your plastic and unnecessary waste
- Plastic free packaging.
- Vegan & cruelty Free.
- BPA free & petroleum free bristles
5% from every sale from this product will be donated to wildlife conservation organisations through Work for Good. This month we are fundraising for the Marine Conservation Society.
The handle is made of fast-growing Moso bamboo which is biodegradable. During its two-year growth, Moso bamboo reaches a height of up to 20 metres. Artificial irrigation is not used in our bamboo cultivation, nor are pesticides or other chemicals.
The biobased bristles are obtained from castor oil. The oil derived from the plant ricinus communis is processed into our biobased bristles and is free of BPA and petroleum.
The solvent-free coloured lacquers of the natural colour manufacturer AURO, which are used to colour the handles, are also consistently ecological.
- Bristles made BPA Free Nylon
- Overall the product is 96% Biodegradable
- Reduce waste by not using a plastic toothbrush
Kraft cardboard box.
Bristles - made of renewable raw materials, using castor oil which is extracted from the seeds of the "Miracle Tree". The carbon content of the bristles is bio-based, petroleum and BPA-free.
Handle - made of Moso Bamboo. In ideal conditions, the giant variety of bamboo grows up to 30 metres in just two years - all without any artificial irrigation. fertilisers or the use of pesticides.
Ecological natural dyes - the dye used for the toothbrush handles comes from the a renowned dye manufacturer. The paints are solvent-free, environmentally-friendly and biodegradable. The dyes are saliva-resistant, suitable for toys and harmless to humans and the environment,
What do I do with it once I have finished with it?
The handle can be disposed of in organic waste as its biodegradable, however bristles are not currently compostable, so make sure to snap the head off before disposing.
Manufactured sustainably in China.The production takes place where the raw material grows. Hydrophil pay close attention to good working conditions and pay more than twice the normal local minimum wage. For the toothbrush, carbon emissions are off-set via a water project in India.
The Hamburg based team at Hydrophil donate 10% of their profits to the non-profit association Viva con Agua, which is committed to providing access to clean drinking water for people in countries including Uganda, Ethiopia, Mozambique and South Africa.
Brilliant material and will definitely last! Really quick delivery and recyclable packaging! 100% recommend!