Week 14

profile of bamboo toothbrush with green toothpaste



Last week we swapped out our plastic toothbrushes for biodegradable bamboo ones, so it only seems natural that this week we should get our toothpaste under control. Read more →

four plastic toothpaste tubes next to a pile of toothpaste tablets

10 Sustainable Toothpaste Options


Switching to a sustainable toothpaste may take a little more effort than simply changing toothbrushes, but none of these options will drastically change your dental routine. I, personally, love tablets, but chewing on toothpaste may not be the best option for everyone. You should, of course, consult a dental professional with any questions and to make sure your teeth are getting proper attention. Read more →

toothpaste tube rolled up with cash and credit cards next to it

How to Make A Toothpaste Tube Wallet


This week, I made the switch to plastic-free toothpaste, but I still had a few plastic toothpaste tubes to discard. Toothpaste tubes are made to last for hundreds of years, but are typically only used for a few months. Their mixed materials are recyclable or biodegradable, so billions end up in our landfills every year. Read more →

woman's hand writing address on envelope

Letter Asking Leading Brands for Sustainable Toothpaste


Big companies like Crest, Colgate, and Aquafresh are some of the world's leading suppliers of toothpaste. This week's letter will ask them to phase out the plastic and stop testing their products on animals. Please feel free to use this template to send your own request for sustainable changes. Read more →