Studying Singles in South Beach Single-use plastics that is… I was recently tasked with checking out the “single scene” in Miami for this blog. Cool, I thought, even though I wasn’t sure what the connection to bamboo toothbrushes was… and I was even more unsure what my wife’s reaction would be. Turns out, I wasn’t being sent to mingle with singles in night clubs and bars, but instead was charged with looking into how single-use plastics are being used across the city. Doesn’t sound quite as fu...

I was recently watching one of my favorite series on HBO, and there was a scene we’ve all watched many times in a variety of movies and sitcoms. It’s that moment when the woman and man finally make the decision to move in together. The next morning the camera pans in on the bathroom counter as the man tries to find his toothbrush amidst piles of makeup and beauty products.Normally this cliched scene wouldn’t make me take notice, but this time it did, because I started to think about all the ...

In a gentle way, you can shake the world. -Mahatma GandhiIn times of challenge or uncertainty, inspiration can be a game-changer both on the micro-level and universally. Our greatest leaders and innovators have been known to inspire hope, and it is this ability to inspire that made them iconic. Without inspiration, we wouldn’t have innovation, hope, or creativity. But the most important inspiration doesn’t always occur on the world stage. It can be in the daily things we say and do; the act...

For the last several decades, many of the biggest companies in the world have relied upon promotional products for branding, growth, and revenue. These products are helpful to facilitate everything from lead generation to increased brand recognition and even loyalty, but only when you can get the right products in the right hands. Toothbrushes are a very cool promo, even if you aren’t in the dental industry. Here are a few ways to reap the benefits of cobranded toothbrushes from WooBamboo.Wh...

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services in communications with the American Dental Association (ADA), you should be practicing interdental cleaning, or flossing, every single day. In the last several years, the selection of floss in most drug stores and department stores has grown exponentially. Today, the choices now include silk dental floss, which is growing in popularity as an eco-friendly alternative to nonbiodegradable plastic-based flosses.What is Standard Dental F...

For many, many years, it was commonly believed that the more fluoride you were able to get into your body, the better off you would be – especially when it comes to oral health. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Though fluoride certainly can help to prevent tooth decay, too much of it can actually cause tooth decay – as well as a host of other issues. Here’s what you should know about fluoride.What is Fluoride, Anyway?Fluoride is the negative ion of the element fluorine, which ...

When many parents and caregivers buy toothbrushes for their kids, they buy expensive battery-powered options with cartoon characters they can recognize on them in hopes that they will be more inclined to brush their teeth. All that plastic – and all the batteries inside them – really add up over time, so below, you can find some reasons why it may be better to avoid spending your money on these toothbrushes and go for something a little more eco-friendly, instead.What You’re Really Paying Fo...

Doesn’t it seem like just yesterday no one in the Western world was utilizing bamboo? Everyone wanted maple floors, oak cabinets, and a walnut dining room table... All these famous hardwoods were believed to be the best quality, no matter the price or ecological impact. If you feel like bamboo is a this “new” thing - You’re not alone. Although China has been utilizing bamboo in hundreds of different capacities for nearly 7000 years, bamboo didn’t really hit the Western market until the late 19th...

By now, you’ve probably heard about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which is a floating island of plastic and other trash that is roughly the size of the state of Texas. As if this wasn’t worrisome enough, a recent article shows that microplastic pollution below the surface is even worse. Below, you can learn more about the growing plastic problem and discover a simple way to reduce your plastic consumption.A Startling DiscoveryIn recent years, divers have discovered everything from pla...

Becoming a more environmentally-conscious society starts in our own households.Yep! It's true. Although it’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to find ways to inspire the next generation, once you realize the next generation is literally sitting right in your living room, it's easier to find a place to start!If you want your family to foster a lifelong compassion for the environment, try promoting these fun and easy lifestyle changes! Craft SmartStimulate your kid's cr...