Hello and welcome to BubbleBrush, creators of the renewably sourced and sustainable kid’s toothbrush.
If you’re new here, how about we tell you a little more about us – who we are, what we do, and what impact we can make together?
A little bit about us
Here at BubbleBrush, we are a truly independent business. It’s just us – a husband and wife team – two people wanting to make a change – with no big corporations in sight.
While travelling around Cambodia, we saw a TV floating in the middle of a pristine blue sea. It was then that we decided we had to help reduce the amount of plastic used and discarded on a daily basis.
Coming from a dental background, thinking about disposable things we use every day of course, the obvious choice for us was to create a sustainable toothbrush!
But before we tell you about the BubbleBrush, let’s take a look at why sustainability is so important.
How do we help?
Did you know that 264 million plastic toothbrushes are thrown away in the UK each year? These toothbrushes end up in landfills, oceans, and inside marine animals.
In the US alone, 500 million pounds of toothbrushes are thrown away every year. That’s the equivalent weight of 100 jumbo jets! If laid end to end, the toothbrushes thrown away would wrap around the earth four times.
At an individual level, the average person replaces their toothbrush 300 times in their lifetime. For a family of four, this adds up to 1200 brushes, or 12kg of plastic, often taking 400 years to decompose.
Making plastic to begin with is harmful to the environment. Oil must be gathered from the ground, refined, and then moulded. All in all, it is a very energy-intensive process for something that is used a few times before being thrown away.
However, by choosing a sustainable kid’s toothbrush from BubbleBrush, you will be actively contributing towards making a positive impact on the environment. But how do we do that, you may ask? Let us tell you about the BubbleBrush.
What is a BubbleBrush?
The BubbleBrush is a sustainable kid’s toothbrush, comprising a compostable bamboo handle and recyclable bristles. With our products, the bamboo is grown, releasing clean oxygen, before being harvested and shaped. It’s as simple as that!
But it’s not all about social responsibility! The handle is easy to grip for small hands and is hygienic and antibacterial. Each sustainable kid’s toothbrush is engraved with a different animal, adding an element of fun to toothbrush time and avoiding mix-ups between the children.
The bristles come in a wide range of bright colours, the brush’s small head and soft bristles helping to give teeth a thorough clean. Although the bristles aren’t biodegradable, you can just pull them out and stick them in your recycling bin when it’s time to get a new toothbrush.
Be part of the solution with BubbleBrush
Make the simple change to BubbleBrush and make a positive impact on the environment today. Why not start with a four-pack of soft bamboo toothbrushes, which will last you for up to eight months? And keep checking in with us because there are more exciting, and of course, sustainable, kids products in the pipeline.