At booheads we are dedicated to manufacturing our products from plant based materials.
We feel Infusing these materials into products is all part of making positive steps in the journey to our ultimate sustainability goals.
Materials used in our bamboo electric toothbrush heads comprise of a mixture of materials so we thought we would share some factoids about our material family.
Has great tensile strength than steel and is grown without pesticides or chemical fertilisers.
Grows x4 faster than traditional wood and harvesting doesn't kill the crop making it sustainable at speed.
Produces 35% more oxygen and consumes more CO2 compared to hardwood trees.
Also helps prevent soil erosion whilst being able to regenerate once fruitless soil.
Derived from corn, doesn’t contain toxins and is a totally renewable resource.
Estimated 68% less greenhouse emissions are emitted in production.
Corn starch plastic can be composted in facilities for industrial composting.
PLA plastic is competitive in cost compared to petroleum and is safer to produce.
Entirely biodegradable taking 3/6 months to turn to compost in at home.
Renewable and sustainable, it can decompose and be used as fertilizer.
It’s non-allergenic, gluten-free and it's natural fibres make it sturdy without the additives.
Additional income for wheat farmers by selling as a byproduct.
Derived from the Ricinus communis plant.
The beans are harvested and turned into Castor Oil.
As a vegetable oil is widely used in many industries.
Then converting into a bioplastic it is sustainable in it's production.