Did you know that local council recycling schemes don't accept toothpaste tubes? Therefore, every year millions of tubes end up on landfill sites in the UK alone.
Below we've listed much greener alternatives which come in recyclable packaging. Toothpaste tablets can even be bought packaging-free in many zero waste shops, making them the more sustainable choice.
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TOP TIP: Plastic-free toothpaste can be bought in most zero waste shops. It's a great idea to support these eco-friendly businesses before shopping in big high street retailers. Find your nearest here.
Plastic Phobia sell toothbrush tablets as well as other brilliant items for greener living. They also plant a tree with every order.
Truthpaste specialise in toothpaste for adults and kids. All products contain no artificial ingredients, bleaching agents or fluoride and are 100% vegan and palm oil free.
Anything But Plastic stock toothpaste tablets as well as plenty of other great products for greener living.