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500 BamBrush Subscribers!

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500 BamBrush Subscribers!

We hit 500 Subscribers!  That is a wild number to me. 500 individuals wanting to brush responsibly. 500 people who decided they are done with plastic toothbrushes. When I started BamBrush almost 4 years ago I had no experience in startups, running a business, accounting, manufacturing, none of it. I was just passionate and naive enough to try, and today we finally hit 500 subscribers. As of today, we have replaced over 200,000 plastic toothbrushes from entering our oceans and landfills. Our customers have saved thousands of dollars in dental bills by replacing their toothbrushes regularly. We have shipped our brushes to the...

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10 Common Signs Of Oral Cancer

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10 Common Signs Of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, with an estimated one out of 75 men diagnosed each year. While men have a higher risk factor, 1 in 150 women will also be diagnosed. When detected early, oral cancer has a high survival rate, but late detection presents with a much lower survival rate. Therefore, regular dental screenings are vital, especially between the years of 41 to 50 when there is a sharp rise in the number of people diagnosed with oral cancer. Here are ten common signs of oral cancer that can help you know...

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Is Colloidal Silver Good For You Or Safe For The Environment?

Is Colloidal Silver Good For You Or Safe For The Environment?

What even is Colloidal Silver? According to a biochemist friend of mine, colloidal silver in easy terms are tiny particles of silver that are so small that they don’t sink in solutions like water, they stay floating. Due to its antibacterial properties, many holistic health experts tout the benefits of colloidal silver as a highly beneficial cure-all. Colloidal silver is sometimes present in fabrics and bandages to keep them cleaner/ smell free for longer. It has a become a very common ingredient in alternative toothpaste and tooth polishes because of it's antibacterial attributes. The idea is that the product is...

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Are Reusable Straws Better For The Environment?

Are Reusable Straws Better For The Environment?

Over the last few months, many major restaurant chains have been pulling the use of their plastic straws in an effort to become more eco-conscious. There has been a very large push from activist groups, social media, and politicians to make this change in reducing plastic waste. You may be thinking “oh, they're just straws, so small it can't be that significant of a problem”. As we have said before, every little bit of plastic is making an impact on our environment, including plastic straws. It has been estimated that Canadians throw away over 50 million plastic straws EVERY DAY! Switching...

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5 Things To Do With An Old Bamboo Toothbrush

5 Things To Do With An Old Bamboo Toothbrush

Recently there has been a major focus around the plastic problem. There has been an increase both locally here in Victoria with the ban on plastic bags and worldwide actions taking place on reducing our plastic waste. Plastic is literally everywhere there have been reports that “by 2050 there will be more plastic in our oceans than fish (Hornak, L)”. Source One of the things that are really easy and important to change is your toothbrush. Plastic toothbrushes require a ridiculous amount of plastic by the time they are sold. Not only is it the bush itself that's made of...

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