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Toothbrush set, set to save the world

A toothbrush set that integrates a travel case and floss for sustainability and convenience

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Toothbrushes are something that everyone needs and uses; it's also something that needs to be replaced. That being said, coming up with a solution to find a sustainable way to produce toothbrushes would help the environment immensely. Furthermore, travel knick knacks usually take the form of plastic.

This idea brings both problems together and solves it by creating a packaging made of all biodegradable materials.

The packaging is a travel toothbrush case, while the top is a floss dispenser. The floss also serves as area for store hooks to go through so it can hang on display. This way any additional plastics used to hang the product or encase it are eliminated. 

To further promote sustainability and convenience, if a user wants to buy more toothbrushes and doesn't need more travel cases they would be able to buy the toothbrushes alone in bulk. This would also apply to the floss.

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www.juliejoydesigns.com

How does this Idea redesign unrecyclable small format plastic items that often end up as waste?

- Plastic packaging would no longer be a problem to encase a product. - Floss bins are usually made up of other materials such as metal, making them hard to recycle. - Even if the toothbrushes aren't recycled properly, they are biodegradable.

Which use cases does your Idea apply to?

Case 1

In what geographical context or area does your Idea plan to operate / solve?

Though it can be used globally, it can be implemented in the US.

At what stage of development is your Idea?

  • Research & Early Testing: You are exploring an idea, gathering inspiration and information needed to test it with real users.

Please describe from where your Idea emerged

I have always been inspired by green initiatives and have a passion for environmentalism. That being said, when I saw and started using Brush with Bamboo I realized how amazing the product actually is. Every aspect of the product and packaging is sustainable and aesthetically pleasing and doesn't compromise quality or convenience.

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