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New Dental Lace Floss

New Dental Lace Floss

Sorry for being out of touch for so long.  I've been busy making Dental Lace a better product. Dental Lace has switched to vegan Candelilla wax from the Candelilla Shrub.  The wax comes from its leaves.   This switch plus changes in the packaging has made DL a 99% Zero Waste dental product. The container is still reusable.  The floss is biodegradable. The boxes are recyclable and the bags are compostable.   Right now DL floss is "cooking" in a Maine State Composting Facility in Gorham, Maine.  In 4 weeks, Mark King, Maine State Director of Sustainability, will assess the...

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Mother's Day Special

Mother's Day Special

In honor of my Mum, Dental Lace, Inc. is offering this special deal for the month of May. My Mum and her Mum love the pink Sea Roses that grow on the coast of Maine.  So if you order a Sea Rose Dental Lace refillable floss this month you will receive an extra 50 yard spool of floss.   Happy Mother's Day to all you Mum's out there!

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Plastic Free ME Update

Plastic Free ME Update

I started my plastic free journey last week by eliminating unsolicited junk catalogs that come in the mail.   I'm using http://www.catalogchoice.org web site to help me.  As the catalogs come in I pile them up until my scheduled hour each week. Since starting my journey last week, I have purchased DuraFresh Wood Fiber wipes. No more paper towel for me.  I've purchased cloth produce bags for the grocery store.  I even asked the meat counter guys to wrap my meats in wax paper and butcher paper.  They hesitated, looked at me funny but did it!   So far I...

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Welcome Drews Dental Services, P.C.

Welcome Drews Dental Services, P.C.

The great folks at Drews Dental, Lewiston, Maine have added Dental Lace refillable floss to their office.  I got a chance to meet the team and tour the office.  The vibe there is awesome!  Very un-dentist like.  Thanks Disa for adding DL!

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Dental Lace on "Made In Maine" News Segment

Dental Lace on "Made In Maine" News Segment

Dental Lace refillable floss has been receiving a lot of media attention. People really understand the need to eliminate plastic waste. Thanks to Steve Minich WMTW Channel 8, Dental Lace made last night's evening news.  Steve and his crew member Kevin were so kind and professional.  I was a nervous wreck but the segment came out great anyway.  Take a look.  http://www.wmtw.com/article/dental-floss-waste-inspires-maine-womans-business/9529236

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