Use natural floss in reusable containers

Natural floss in reusable containers

Modern dental floss has tended to be made from nylon, which is not biodegradable, and is packaged in a throwaway plastic container. With the increased awareness around plastic waste and the increase in zero waste living, there are now a number of natural alternatives on the market – including bamboo and silk

30% of British people use dental floss.



  • Provided in reusable or recyclable containers
  • Vegan options available
  • Keeps your teeth, gums and your dentist happy!


  • More expensive than nylon floss
  • Should still be disposed of responsibly

Making a difference

Bambaw's silk floss an biodegrade in your backyard compost and comes in a plastic-free reusable floss dispenser. Each floss coil allows for 200 flosses.

There are hundreds of other ways to solve plastic pollution

Photo Credit: Jamie Colman