Eliminating, substituting and reducing the waste from our twice-daily (or more) dental hygiene routine.
A few items that consistently appeared in my trash can was the waste from cleaning my teeth, which, because it’s done twice or more a day, can generate a surprisingly amount of trash without me even realising it.
Luckily, there are a number of options out there to alleviate this.
Eliminate & Substitute: DIY Toothpaste
For the enterprising DIY enthusiast, making your own toothpaste can be really fun! You can personalise it to your own taste and make big batches of it and even give them away as gifts!
There are plenty of recipes out there on Google, ranging from simple 3-ingredient mixtures to elaborate concoctions of fancy-schmancy stuff, but I ended up experimenting with ingredients that I already had lying around: