What are Toothpaste Tablets?

Many people have opted for plastic-free beauty products and prioritised companies that are making positive environmental changes. However, oral care has often lagged behind. Now more than ever, people are thinking about making mindful decisions to preserve the health of our planet. (Particularly whilst we are dealing with the current global pandemic.) At the moment, the best solution for disposing of your plastic toothpaste tubes are schemes like TerraCycle. However, that doesn’t go far enough to protect our planet.  That’s where toothpaste tablets come in; the zero-waste, plastic-free, sustainable, eco-friendly solution you’ve been looking for.  You can feel good about...

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How Do I Stop Using Single Use Plastic?

If you’re asking the question, “How do I stop using single use plastic?” then read on. We have practical and easy-to-implement ideas to help you on the path to zero waste.
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How to stop drinking fizzy drinks?

Oral and general health impact In the United Kingdom in 2018, the average person consumed an average of 211.5 litres of fizzy drinks per year.1 Fizzy drinks are loaded with sugars and acids which are harmful and damaging to your teeth and health. Just one fizzy drink a day, can add almost an extra 1,000 calories to your diet per week. These extra calories are strongly related to an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease.2 Whilst many people do enjoy soda and fizzy drinks as a regular treat, it can have damaging long-term effects on...

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Why choose Moso Bamboo?

Why did we choose Moso bamboo for our toothbrush?Bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth. The Moso bamboo species needs approximately 5 years to grow to adult height and be hard enough to be processed and created into products. Each year the mother plant produces many new bamboo stems that grow to their full length of up to 20 meters. This process happens in a few short months. In a well-managed, mature bamboo plantation the 5 year old stems can be harvested every year. This keeps the size of the forest intact and is absolutely critical to sustainability.   The choice of the type of...

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Are sugar free drinks safe for your teeth?

Most people are aware sugary drinks cause damage to your teeth, but have we ever considered the amount of acid in your every day drinks?  Opting for diet or sugar free versions, whilst may be lower in sugar, are still causing damage to your teeth. Drinks with a low pH level such as fizzy drinks, juices and energy drinks put your teeth at risk of erosion.  Unfortunately the diet counterparts of the sugary drinks can cause the same amount of erosion as the regular version. They often contain citric and tartaric acid which weaken your tooth enamel. Early signs people tend to...

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Top tips to reduce your plastic use

People are becoming more and more aware about the impact of single use plastics and the damage it causes on our environment. Here are some simple and easy tips to reduce your own plastic footprint: 1. Use a reusable bottle Each day in the United Kingdom, we use over 35 million plastic bottles. A reusable bottle is a simple way to reduce your plastic usage and save some money at the same time.  2. Avoid plastic straws  Straws are great for protecting your teeth from acid damage, however avoid plastic straws which are catastrophic for our oceans.  3. Opt for a reusable coffee...

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