What are the benefits of a bamboo toothbrush?
The primary benefit of bamboo toothbrushes is eliminating plastic waste and non-biodegradable materials. Making this switch will greatly help in the reduction of these materials which harms the earth and its natural creatures.
Are bamboo toothbrushes really better?
Yes, because they are an eco-friendly alternative to an all-plastic toothbrush. They are fully biodegradable and recyclable, making it a sustainable resource.
Are bamboo toothbrushes hygienic?
Yes, bamboos have a natural antibacterial effect. Proper care and storage will also have a positive effect in your oral hygiene.
How long do bamboo toothbrushes last?
3 to 4 months. This is also to maintain a good and proper hygiene. Bamboo toothbrushes last just as long as regular plastic ones, with proper care and storage.
How long do bamboo toothbrushes decompose compared to plastic ones?
Bamboo toothbrushes would take 3-10 years to naturally decompose when thrown into your garden. The process may speed up as it will depend on how you dispose of it and how you make sure it will break down as early as possible. As for plastic brushes, it takes over 400 years to fully decompose! And most of the plastic toothbrushes manufactured and used back in the 1900s are still existing somewhere out there.
What is the best way to sanitize a bamboo toothbrush?
Soak the bristles of the bamboo toothbrush in your mouthwash. Make sure it is deep enough to cover the bristles. This can also disinfect your toothbrush.
What are bamboo toothbrush bristles made of? Are they biodegradable?
The bristles are made from hygienic nylon material. They are non-biodegradable material so make sure to pluck them out from the bamboo handle when disposing.
Do bamboo toothbrushes get moldy?
Since bamboo toothbrushes are made from natural material, highly encouraged to make sure your toothbrush are always dry before and after use.
What is the meaning of “Bumi”?
Bumi translates to “earth” in Malay.