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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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How To Take Care Of And Recycle My Bamboo Toothbrush

How To Take Care Of And Recycle My Bamboo Toothbrush

Congratulations on purchasing a BamBrush! You are now probably wondering "How do I take care of a biodegradable bamboo toothbrush?". Well don't worry, it's fairly simple and just as easy as a plastic toothbrush. There are just a few things to be mindful of during the life cycle of a BamBrush. Maintenance Of A Bamboo Toothbrush: Store Your Toothbrush In A Dry Area Moso bamboo is made of natural plant fibers. Keeping your brush in an area where your toothbrush can air-dry is ideal. An open cup that does not collect water or any other dry area is best. Clean...

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