Bamboo toothbrushes in South Africa
Bamboo toothbrushes have started making their way into more homes as the alternative to the current plastic toothbrush. Looking for a gift for a friend, family member or just an awesome person? Then this set of 4 if perfect, as it is a year supply in essence seen as 1 bamboo toothbrush lasts about 3 months.
If you just throw a bamboo toothbrush into your garden, it might take as long as 5-10 years to fully break down. A home composter should take around 4-6 months (depends on composition). You could also use it to start a fire/braai if you do not have a compost bin at home.
Plastic toothbrushes take over 400 years to decompose! They remain in landfills indefinitely. Plastic toothbrushes stain the landfills with their presence! As they settle into the landfill, they release chemicals into the air. These toothbrushes have also found their way into the ocean and have become a big part of a lot of beach cleanups that have taken place in Cape Town and most other garbage spots on beaches around South Africa.
There are around 3.5 billion toothbrushes sold worldwide each year, Most are Plastic making this a scary a scary figure for the planet. But what if we all changed to a more sustainable option and gave the planet a chance. This may seem like a small toothbrush but it is keeping your mouth clean for a year or 2 and keeping the planet filthy for hundreds of years to come.
Bamboo toothbrushes can be delivered throughout South Africa – Cape Town | Johannesburg | Pretoria | Durban | Port Elizabeth | East London | Nelspruit | Kimberley | Upington | Polokwane | Bloemfontein | Sandton | Mpumalanga | Eastern Cape | Limpopo