What are Toothpaste Tablets?

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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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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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Why is palm oil an issue?

The worldwide demand for palm oil continues to increase, with countries such as India producing 17% of the global total. In 2018 we produced nearly 72 million tons!  Since 1973, 16,000 square miles of rainforest in Borneo, has been logged, burned and bulldozed to allow for the production of palm oil. This deforestation is catastrophic for our wildlife. Between 1999 and 2015, 150,000 critically endangered orangutans were perished.  Nearly half of the Indonesia’s greenhouse gas emissions are a result of deforestation and air pollution. This has caused 12,000 premature deaths alone last year.  There are often reports of human rights...

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