Do good for your teeth and for the planet with this sustainable floss option, which is made of biodegradable, 100 percent silk floss. The floss arrives in a slim glass container with a cutter, and refill spools are available for purchase to keep the container in use. (No more little plastic floss boxes.)
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Forbes Mother's Day Gift Guide, by Jeanne Croteau, Contributor
Dental hygiene is important, but some have become concerned about the impact discarded floss dispensers can have on the environment. Dental Lace aims to correct this problem by creating dental floss that is 100% biodegradable, made from mulberry silk and coated with vegan Candelilla wax.
Martha Stewart Eco Friendly Goods by Alexandra Lim-Chua Wee
If you're flossing daily (we know you are!), you're sending dozens of those little plastic containers to landfills a year. In America alone, these little guys could fill a landfill the size of a football field six stories high. With Dental Lace, you're opting for glass containers that can be easily refilled. The floss itself, made with 100% biodegradable silk, can also be composted leaving you with a zero waste oral hygiene routine.
Down East, Encore, Entrepreneurs by Jennifer Van Allen
“Mainers understand the power of connection,” Strojny says. “People collaborate to help each other succeed — a rare quality for a state.” Collaboration was critical when retired librarian Jodi Breau launched Dental Lace — a biodegradable dental floss that comes in a refillable recyclable container. Her SCORE mentor helped her hammer out a business plan, jump through the regulatory hoops, and identify key contractors who could provide services like design.
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