16 November 2012

Eco-toothbrush made from bamboo to hit the market early 2013

With every brush purchased Bogobrush has pledged to donate a toothbrush to someone in need

BildNorth Dakota siblings Heather and John McDougall have created an eco-toothbrush which according to them “will be the first toothbrush you will actually care about.” Having grown up with a dentist as a father, the pair have merged their backgrounds in design and policy to create the Bogobrush, which they claim to be “100 percent biodegradable.”

The toothbrush is simple in its design and features a smooth handle that has been sculpted from bamboo, and the brush’s bristles are made from “biodegradable nylon.” While the company doesn’t expand on the specifics of the bristles, nylon commonly takes between 30 and 40 years to break down.

… Full text: www.gizmag.com/bogobrush-biodegradable-toothbrush/25032/

Tags: biodegradable nylon, pollutants, trash, care

Source: gizmag, 2012-11-16.

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