Happie Bamboo: "Not just another Brand"

Tania Bailey
Happie Bamboo is not just another brand. Behind the shiny website and logo is a  project with a lot of passion, belief and the will to make a small difference.

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We want to teach our kids that every little choice they make affects others - even just brushing their teeth.

Eva De Win

Our toothbrush give-away has so far been an overwhelming success. Thank you!

I can’t wait to send 200 people a twin pack of natural bamboo toothbrushes 100% FREE!

Why? Because I really believe in this cause and I think using less plastic and more earth-friendly materials is an important step in living a more sustainable life.

Every day I experience and see first-hand how much parents care about their children. Only wanting the best education, feeding them all the healthy foods, teaching them the right values, etc.

But so often those same parents don’t think twice about buying that plastic bottle of water, getting a take-away coffee in a disposable cup or conveniently using plastic packaging and bags when shopping. I get it, we’re so used to it, it’s so easy and from what we know it’s harmless… Or at least that’s what we think.

That’s why it’s so encouraging to see that more and more people, from all ages and walks of life, do want to reconsider their habits and every day purchases, because it’s in the best interest of our planet and therefore in the best interest of our kids to buy and use less plastic.

Some of the reasons and motivations why people want to try our natural bamboo toothbrushes, truly are inspirational…

A snapshot:

"Because I want to create a culture in our home that values the earth more than convenience. We want to teach our kids that every little choice they make affects others - even just brushing their teeth."

"I have incredible climate guilt and it pains me to see how much plastic there is in our world. While it is durable, it often does not get recycled. I think bamboo, a resource which is not quite scarce is much more sustainable than producing more plastic products."

"Having grandchildren, the world is just too important to turn it into a plastic globe."

"To reduce plastic waste, one small step is all it takes, hope to win this lovely prize, so I can do my bit, I think that’s wise."

"Coming from India we always thought nature is closely associated with our body and skin care. People of my previous generation used neem sticks as their brushes. So by your product of using bamboo as my toothbrush, I think I can expect better results."

"I would love to give bamboo a go because I have always wanted to but never have had the chance and because saving our environment is important."

"It’s so important for us to support our environment and make a conscious effort for the better! Limiting plastic waste (aka disposable toothbrushes) and looking for sustainable alternatives is a great step towards this! What a truly amazing brand concept you have!"

"lately I have been wanting to go more eco-friendly and sustainable and using bamboo is a perfect way for me to start. I want to do my part to help the planet :)"

"I am passionate about the environment and recycle, reuse and op shop before buying new. I believe if everyone does their part the world will recover from the mess it is in. Bamboo toothbrushes should be used over plastic and more people take these little steps the better. It would be awesome if we could be responsible for our own household rubbish. I make my own bin liners from old newspapers. I just hope we leave this planet in a better state than it is now for our future generations."

"One less plastic item in my household is why. Every tiny change is a step in the right direction."

"I would love to reduce my environmental footprint and also LOVE bamboo! I super excited to be supporting an amazing woman in business any way that I can!"

"Well I have just became a grandmother for the first time this year, and I want to make this world a better place for him to grow up in, so we need to start with the everyday things and this toothbrush is the start. Then I can move onto bigger and better items."

"I have new grandchildren so I'd like us all to start educating each other about being mindful of what we can do every day to reduce our plastic usage. If they start off using bamboo toothbrushes from the very beginning, it's a foot in the right direction. From little things big things grow,"

"am all about teaching my kids to be environmentally friendly. What could be better than having fun brushing your teeth and helping the environment at the same time! Get Bamboozled 👍"

"I have been reading how environmentally friendly bamboo is and as normal toothbrushes take so long (if ever) to break down it is great to see a product that won't hurt the earth once its usefulness is over!"

"Two reasons - firstly, to take a step in the direction of making a change for the future and now and secondly, to support local business!"

"We want to teach our son a sustainable future and that his generation is the key to change!"

"I bought my first Happie Bamboo toothbrushes a few weeks ago. Love them!! I'd love to win a two pack for my son & his partner to try. They don't believe bamboo toothbrushes are worth the money so would like to give them some to try. I believe you will have new customers once they realise how good they are."

"Love your bamboo bowl it’s a godsend for my toddler! I want him to have a recyclable childhood and to have a bamboo toothbrush would just be another good example for him of how he can contribute to a sustainable future and that he grows up with it being the normal! "

I really hope you found some inspiration from these quotes, I definitely did! Entries for the give-away are still open until the 30th of September 2019, so please subscribe and let us know why you would want to give our Happie Bamboo toothbrushes a go!

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Bold, brave and a little crazy - Happie Bamboo gives away 200 two-pack natural bamboo toothbrushes - 100% FREE!

Eva De Win

It’s been two months since we’ve started Happie Bamboo and we’ve been overwhelmed by the support and response we’ve received. So far, 68 people have ordered at least one of our natural bamboo products and the feedback has been very positive. Thank you!

Australia currently has an estimated population of 25.2 Mil people, so we still have a long way to go in convincing people to give up the plastic consumables they’ve always purchased and try a more sustainable alternative.

At Happie Bamboo we understand breaking a habit is not always easy. I can tell you that at our home everyone has switched to bamboo toothbrushes and we all love them. Yes, it was a little bit different initially, but our teeth are still clean, and our breath is fresh. Equally important, our kids have started asking questions about why they switched from a plastic to a bamboo toothbrush, and the conversations around sustainability and thinking about the environment when buying something has really made an impact on them. It has changed their view on what they want to buy in the supermarket which we think is great.

Now I hear you thinking, of course you say all your products are great. You are blowing your own trumpet as it’s your business and you want to sell heaps of products and make a lot of money. So, we should all switch to bamboo toothbrushes, drink bottles and kids suction bowls because it will be good for you and the environment but also good for your business.

Let me tell you, starting up Happie Bamboo has been tough and financially it is very challenging to even break even. But we believe in our cause, we believe in our products and we are convinced that slowly but surely more and more people will experience our products, spread the word and convince others to give it a go.

To show you that we are serious about this, we will put our money where our mouth is and do something that (as far as we know) has never been done before in Australia. We will give away 2 bamboo toothbrushes to 200 different people, 100% FREE. Our goal is to convince those 200 people that the bamboo alternative is ok and hopefully they will agree with us and spread the word.

You don’t have to pay anything, not even postage and there is no obligation to buy anything from us in the future or to give us a positive testimonials or feedback. Of course, we would love you to leave us positive feedback and buy from us again, but we will leave this 100% up to you to decide.

So, what’s the catch? Nothing, absolutely nothing! Just click on the link below and register your interest. On the 30th of September we will randomly draw 200 winners who will receive their 2-pack of bamboo toothbrushes via Australia Post within one week.

Looks too good to be true? We agree… But at Happie Bamboo we are a little bit bold, brave and crazy!

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To make sure you have all the facts, a brief overview why you should use a natural bamboo toothbrush.

  • Is a bamboo toothbrush better?

With a biodegradable toothbrush, you can feel better about reaching for that new brush. The most widely known and popular advantage, a bamboo-based toothbrush eliminates unnecessary waste while giving you the same quality of cleaning that a plastic brush can offer.  Another advantage of bamboo is that it is naturally antimicrobial. There's a reason cutting boards and kitchen utensils are made from wood and bamboo.

  •  How long do bamboo toothbrushes last?

3 months

With proper care, your bamboo toothbrush will last just as long as a conventional plastic toothbrush. The Australian Dental Association recommends replacing your toothbrush every 3 months, or when the bristles have frayed.

  •  Do bamboo toothbrushes get mouldy?

Not being made from impenetrable plastic, bamboo toothbrushes require just a tiny bit more care than a regular toothbrush. ... Totally normal, and just the sign of a well-loved toothbrush. Upcycle it. If you can reuse your worn-out toothbrush before you compost it, so much the better.

  •  Are bamboo toothbrushes antimicrobial?

Bamboo is naturally antimicrobial. (The same reason cutting boards are made from bamboo!) This means that theoretically, you won't have to worry about bacteria growing in your handle!

  •  How long does it take a bamboo toothbrush to decompose?

If you just throw a bamboo toothbrush into your garden, it might take as long as 5-10 years to fully break down. A home composter should take around 4-6 months (depends on composition).

  •  Are bamboo toothbrushes better for the environment?

Well, the short answer is yes. Because the handle (and our packaging) is biodegradable, you can put it into your compost after you're done with it, or reuse it in your garden as a plant stake

  •  Is bamboo better than plastic?

Bamboo is a highly renewable, natural material that has antibacterial, antifungal properties and is biodegradable as opposed to plastic. ... Bamboo has become the “green gold” of today because it has so many positive qualities when compared to harmful and wasteful materials such as plastic.

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Using a refillable drink bottle will save you $886 each year, and that's just the beginning.

Eva De Win
We're all about helping the planet, and using reusable water bottles and reducing plastic is part of that mission. Here are some key reasons why using a reusable water bottle is great for you and the environment:

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What's the worst thing that can happen when you buy a bamboo product?!

Eva De Win
The look and feel of bamboo beat the (cheap) plastic look, but are there other, more positive aspects to bamboo than just aesthetics. And, on the flip-side, what's the worst thing that can happen when you buy a bamboo product?

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Bamboo Toothbrushes - Different and so much better, on so many different levels

Eva De Win
Bamboo toothbrushes are a great alternative for the plastic ones. There are 30 million of plastic toothbrushes used and thrown into landfill in Australia every year. Time to make the change!

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