Toothbrushes are made up of plastic handles and plastic takes a lengthy time to break down in a landfill. Professionals recommend that toothbrushes be thrown away every 3 to 4 months, which tends to make for a lot of plastic ending up in landfills. Analysis reports claim that about 450 million toothbrushes finish up in landfills each and every year in the U.S. Enter Planet Centric’s compostable toothbrushes, whose handles are produced from 100 percent plant materials. The bristles are not compostable, but break off at the head so the take care of can be composted. The travel case that the toothbrush comes in can also be composted.
Compostable Toothbrush Keeps Your Teeth From Biodegrading [TriplePundit]