The most sustainable toothbrush is revealed in new study – and it is not bamboo

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin report that plastic brushes that can be recycled in a continuous process are best for the environment

Toothbrushes made of plastic that can be continually recycled are the most sustainable options on the market, researchers have discovered.

A Trinity College Dublin study examined the impact of the most common types of toothbrush used by consumers including electric toothbrushes, standard plastic brushes, plastic brushes with replaceable heads and bamboo brushes.

Contrary to what consumers might be led to believe, bamboo brushes were not the . . .

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