REUSING YOUR BRUSH
After you’ve enjoyed your brush for three months, it’s time to replace it with a new one for hygiene reasons. But that doesn’t mean you can’t keep brushing with it! So what can you do with your old Bamboo Toothbrush?
Of course, you can also choose to recycle the bristles and use the handle for something completely different! For all recycling instructions regarding your brush, have a look here.
After you’ve taken the bristles off your bamboo brush, there are several ways to give the handle a second life. Be sure to give it a very hot bath (boiling / water 3-5 min) though! This takes care of germs and bacterias.
Pic: TBBS Friend Julia Geithner from @journeytosea.
These are all quite basic transformations that can be done without tools or additional material. We are sure that many of you can come up with a more intricate and creative solutions!
When you’ve reached the point where it’s really time to say goodbye, you can compost your handle. Try breaking it down a bit to ensure a speedy degradation of the bamboo.