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Cotton swabs: they're often used for 5 seconds, but with plastic handles, can stick around on our planet for 500+ years! Unlike plastic swabs, these Biodegradable Cotton Swabs from The Humble Co. are made from biodegradable and compostable materials that easily break down without harming our planet. Made from 100% sustainably grown and harvested bamboo paired with a cotton tip colored with natural coloring, these eco-friendly bamboo cotton swabs are extremely useful for everything from personal care to craft projects, and comes in recycled content and recyclable packaging (no plastic!) Plus, this product supports the Humble Smile Foundation, supporting oral health initiatives for those in need worldwide!
As a member of the grass family, bamboo is one of the fastest growing plants on earth. It requires no irrigation, pesticides or fertilizers to grow, and can be harvested within 3-5 years, as compared to approximately 30+ years for traditional hardwoods. Bamboo is extremely adaptable and produces more oxygen per acre than large tree species, while using a fraction of the water to grow. Its durable and lightweight qualities make bamboo a great alternative for hard wood products!Shop Bamboo Products
Products that are labeled as BPA free do not contain Bisphenol A, a chemical commonly found in plastic products. Studies on BPA exposure have shown that high levels of BPA could lead to hormone disruption, effects on behavior and brain function, reproductive problems, breast cancer, heart disease, infertility, and more.Shop BPA Free Products
This company donates a portion of their time or profits to charitable efforts in their community or abroad.Shop Charitable Products
This product contains material that can break down into soil in either a backyard or industrial composting system. These products are declared compostable by the manufacturer, but may not third-party certified. Contact your local waste-hauler or composting facility to determine where these materials may be accepted. Certain materials may be better fit for industrial facilities than backyard composting systems. Industrial facilities may not exist in your area.Shop Compostable Products
Cruelty Free is a certification process through PETA that labels products that are not tested on animals. All companies that are included on PETA's cruelty-free list have signed a statement verifying that they don't use ingredients or create finished products that help conduct or pay for any tests on animals.Shop Cruelty Free Products
This product is packaged or shipped in materials that contain recycled content.Shop Recycled Packaging Products
Some or all of the ingredients or materials used to produce this item have been sustainably harvested. Sustainable practices involve managing land in ways that prevent overharvesting, preserve the natural ecosystems and animal habitats, and ensure a sustainable harvest for the future.Shop Sustainably Harvested Products