Every year, more than 4.9 billion plastic toothbrushes end up in garbage dumps and various natural environments around the world. All this plastic takes about 500 years to decompose. Even when it does decompose, its chemical composition remains intact and the entire plastic substance remains in the environment for centuries longer. A lot of this plastic is found in the oceans where it is ingested by birds and fish. Approximately 90% of seabirds have ingested plastic
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Remember: Every plastic toothbrush impacts the environment. Billion plastic toothbrushes are thrown away every year. Don’t be part of the problem.