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If you floss every day, you’re tossing 7.3 little plastic floss containers every year—not to mention shampoo bottles, kitchen sponges and plastic straws. Instead, try products that are made with nonplastic or biodegradable materials or with containers that can be refilled or reused.
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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.
“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. See our Books Collection page to purchase some of these wonderful selections!