Gallery: World Centric Launches World’s First Compostable Toothbrush!

 

Traveling green isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but Canadian company World Centric has just made it a little simpler by launching the world’s first compostable toothbrush. Instead of petroleum-based plastics, their toothbrush is made using Ingeo (a plant-based material), and it comes with its own traveling case, which is also compostable. The 7-inch toothbrush is BPI certified and available in three colors: blue, green and orange.

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  1. Dawd August 10, 2012 at 8:51 am

    I think this is a great alternative but just to provide extra information.

    The plastic is made of GM crops (Corn if I’m not mistaking) so to compost your garden with it is to mix nature with GM stuff.

    The material might also not be as degradable as they claim. The Guardian covered this back in 2008 when it had a different name. Ingeo seems like re-branding to me.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2008/apr/26/waste.pollution

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