This bamboo toothbrush from Hydrophil is the perfect and easiest plastic-free switch you can make! It features 100% biodegradable bamboo handle which can go in your compost bin! This toothbrush is made from rapidly growing raw material BAMBOO and the bristles are made from renewable raw materials. It is, of course, also vegan, petroleum-free and therefore a real benefit for daily dental care and our environment. Soft bristles are ideal for sensitive gums and has excellent cleaning properties. By switching to bamboo toothbrushes you could save 1000's of plastic toothbrushes entering the oceans throughout your life time. Every single plastic toothbrush you've used in your life is still on the planet and that just seems crazy to me! Try your first bamboo toothbrush and you'll never go back! Please be aware that bristles are still BPA-free nylon so these must be removed before putting the handle in your compost bin. Tip - I save my old ones for cleaning hard to reach places in the house and only get rid when I really need to!