How to recycle your bamboo brush? Three simple steps!

Congratulations, #brushbooer! If you’re reading this article, it’s because you care about caring for the environment and have taken a big step towards living a more sustainable life by wearing a healthy smile while taking care of the planet.

Has it been more than 3 months since you last bought your last bamboo brush? How to dispose of it? We tell you about it.
As we know, the handle is made of moso bamboo, which is a 100% biodegradable material, however, the bristles are made of nylon 6, the most degradable plastic on the market and recommended by oral health specialists. Therefore, both the handle and the bristles go in separate containers.

STEP 1: Remove bristles from handle
First, you must separate the bristles with tweezers and deposit them in the yellow container for plastic waste.

STEP 2: Discard the bamboo handle

We want to ensure that the 100% biodegradable bamboo handle becomes a compostable item for our environment. Make sure to dispose of it correctly in the brown garbage can, where organic waste is deposited. You can also throw it (first cut it into small pieces) in the garden closest to your house.

STEP 3: Other alternatives

So as not to throw away your bamboo brush: reuse and give the handle a second life!



When it comes to cleaning our homes, there are always tricky places, where the best ally is to use a toothbrush; and if you are into the eco vibe, you can prepare your own natural cleaning product.

There are countless natural recipes with simple ingredients. Here are a couple of easy preparations to make your own sustainable vinegar-based disinfectant:

Remember that once it has fulfilled its other functions and you have to discard it, perform the above steps.


Alternatively, once the bristles are removed, you can identify your plants or herbs with the bamboo handle. A very cool idea for your sustainable garden.


You can create your own natural compost with the organic waste from your home by inserting the handle of your bamboo brush here.

An option that helps reduce landfill waste and helps your plants grow.


Fortunately, there are people and companies that care about the environment. An endless number of eco-friendly solutions have been created as alternatives to plastic and one of the best examples of this is the creation of the toothbrush made from

Wonderful biodegradable invention that we will use for the rest of our lives. If everyone adopts this sustainable cleaning habit for their planet, they will prevent 320 plastic brushes from ending up in the sea and polluting it.

Small deeds, big changes.