Steps to Waste Free: Brushes for The Environment

A toothbrush is not usually where you might look for areas to decrease your waste, but when it’s time to replace your brush you might begin to realize that its another piece of solid plastic you’re sending out into the world.

It’s a simple and practically unnoticeable change in your daily routine. It requires no extra effort, just brush like normal and replace online. Here are a few of our own favorite brands to freshen up your bathroom routine.

Bogobrush Toothbrushes

Bogobrush is a toothbrush company created by a brother and sister duo in search of a toothbrush that is better for the world and the people on it. Offering recycled and biodegradable options, there is something for every earth concsious shopper out there. With every toothbrush you buy, they donate one to someone in need. Bogobrush is a company that you can feel good about supporting.


Quip toothbrushes may not be made of recycled materials but if your more of an electric kind of person, quip offers a metal toothbrush that is better for the environment than a traditional stick of plastic and has a sleek modern design that will look good in any bathroom. This toothbrush also has a timer which ensures you’re getting the full two minute brushing recommendation.

The Humble Co.

The Humble Co. is based in Sweden offering, natural toothpaste, chewing gum, cotton buds, and the “Humble Brush”. This company was founded by a dentist himself and every purchase helps funding projects for children in need. You can find this toothbrush online and at Target.

Hello Toothbrush

Hello makes a variety of bathroom products, all from natural and sustainably socured materials. Even the box they come in is made of soy based ink on recycled paper. These brushes come charcoal based or normal and there’s even one for the kiddos too.