Help reduce the amount of plastic your family sends to landfill with these fun biodegradable alternative made from biodegradable non-GMO corn-starch. Designed with a comfy kid size handle, smaller head and extra soft nylon bristles, they are suitable to use from their first tooth. Available in a range of animals for kids to choose from it can be fun easy way to introduce the idea sustainable choices to kids and get them involved. To dispose of toothbrushes simply follow the these steps. Break off the head to be recycled and check with your local recycling program, Nylon is recyclable but what is accepted can sometime differ between councils. The rest of the toothbrush and packing is able to be disposed of in your compost. It will usually take around 1 year to break down into a chalk like stick in a home compost or 90 days in a commercial compost. Toothbrush comes with its own stand for easy drying and storage, it is generally recommended to replace your toothbrush every 6-8 weeks (earlier if worn) or after illness.