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RECYCLABLE and ECO FRIENDLY
NATBOO TOOTHBRUSH's handle is made of mao bamboo, and is fully compostable. The bristles are BPA-free nylon, and infused with activated bamboo charcoal- whitening and anti-bacterial. Pull out the bristles before you compost, but don't throw them away into the landfill. You can recycle them! Go to our FAQ section for more information on how to do this! Also visit this article for an alternate solution. The paint on the bottom of the brush is certified eco-paint. You can be assured that once you are done with your toothbrush, it will not pile up the landfill, or break into smaller pieces contaminating our food and water like plastic. You can place it (sans bristles) in your home compost turner as a bulking agent, or throw it away with your compost or recycle trash bin.
Natboo Toothbrushes come in four different colors,
so you can color code when you're sharing the sink with other people.
Natboo (Natural Bamboo) Brush
Our toothbrush handle is made of Mao Bamboo, an rapidly renewable* resource. Bamboo grows extremely fast with minimal care and without replanting. It is the fastest growing plant in the world and can grow 1-to-4 inches in a day and regrows quickly after being cut down, making it the number 1 renewable resource. Since the plant's health is improved by cutting, bamboo can be re-harvested every three years without any harmful effects on the environment.
Bamboo has a unique antibacterial quality due to an antimicrobial bio-agent called "bamboo kun" which is found naturally in its fiber. This Kun makes bamboo a naturally antibacterial, antifungal, and odor resistant element. Bamboo also has the least amount of carbon footprint in its harvesting and production process (compared to hardwood).
When compared to plastic toothbrushes, there's really no question that Bamboo is better for the environment. Plastic production releases toxins into the environment, it also doesn't biodegrade, instead it will break down into increasingly smaller pieces before eventually making it's way into our food and water sources.
*Bamboo earns the moniker of a "rapidly renewable" resource as opposed to a plain old "renewable" resource because it grows extremely fast, especially when compared to wood.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"I feel the difference after just two weeks! Fresher breath, and believe it or not- whiter teeth! This brush is something to watch out for. What a wonderful product."
— Sarah Rossini
Our bristles is what makes us special. Natboo toothbrush is currently only available in soft bristles as soft bristles is the recommended bristles by dental professionals. Our bristles are infused with activated bamboo charcoal. Activated charcoal is a natural element that is almost magical for your mouth! It whitens your teeth, eliminates bad-breath, reduces plaques, and has anti-bacterial & anti-toxin properties. On top of these amazing attributes, Natboo toothbrushes were designed to look beautiful on your sink countertop!
Activated bamboo charcoal bristles. Activated charcoal has anti-bacterial properties, fights bad breath, reduces plaques, and whitens your teeth! The bristles aren't compostable, but they are recyclable! Go to our FAQ section to see how to recycle the bristles!
Ergonomic handle makes brushing much more enjoyable and does not strain your arm and hand.
Bamboo handle has anti-bacterial properties and is 100% biodegradable, Bamboo is an extremely renewable resource, capable of growing rapidly without replanting or maintainance.
Eco-paint on the bottom of the handle allows you to color code the toothbrush when you're sharing the sinks with other people.
Eliminates Bad Breath
Bad breath can be caused by leftover food particles in the mouth, tobacco products, poor dental hygiene, dry mouth, or infections in your mouth. Activated charcoal is one of world’s oldest and most trusted detoxifying remedies. When used to brush the teeth, the charcoal absorbs poisons from your body and helps improve intestinal and digestive health to reduce breath odor.
Have your teeth become stained from coffee, tea, wine or berries? Activated charcoal helps whiten teeth while promoting good oral health by changing the pH balance in the mouth, helping prevent cavities, and gum disease. To boost the whitening of your teeth naturally, use your Natboo toothbrush together with Nat's Apothecary Teeth Whitening Powder. Many people see noticeable improvement after only two weeks.
Gives Back to the World
We donate a portion of our profit to various organizations advocating for education, environmental issues, and women & children issues. Our One Brush for One program gives away one toothbrush for those who need it but cannot afford it, when you make a purchase. For more information on our charity work and the various non-profit organizations we are working with, please reach out to us here