Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Review & Giveaway ~ Preserve Toothbrushes

I received some Preserve toothbrushes to try out recently thanks to Mom Central. These unique toothbrushes are made by the company Recycline. Preserve products are made from 100% recycled plastics and 100% post-consumer paper. All products are also made in the USA!

The toothbrush handle is made from 100% recycled plastics. They have a partnership with Stonyfield Farm, so they are actually using yogurt cups to make the handle. The packaging is also a reusable carrying case which I love.

The Preserve tooth brush was developed by dentists and engineers. The dentist-recommended 45° curved handle and soft bristles guarantee a thorough and even cleaning of your teeth.
My favorite feature of this brush is actually the angle. It makes it very easy to get your back teeth. It is also makes it really easy to clean the roof of your mouth (supposed to help allergy sufferers). The only downside I have found to the toothbrush is the head seems just a tiny bit too small for me. It really isn't an issue, I'm just used to the Colgate 360 which has quite a bit larger head.
These come in in seven vivid colors, and they are available at Target stores. When it is time to replace your toothbrush (dentists recommend switching it every three months) send the toothbrush and case back to Preserve using their postage-paid label to be re-processed into plastic lumber for picnic tables, boardwalks and decks.

Handle is made from 100% recycled plastic, including Stonyfield Farm® yogurt cups
Curved, easy to grip handle makes it easy to reach every part of your teeth and gums
Soft, virgin nylon bristles placed in a tri-level configuration with softer outer rows to protect your gums and tooth enamel
Available in Medium, Soft, and Ultrasoft
Recycled Recyclable Made in the USA cruelty-free

If you’d like to try it out for yourself, print out this coupon for $1 off the purchase of 2 Preserve Toothbrushes at any Target nationwide.

Win it ~ I have TWO Preserve toothbrushes thanks to
Recycline and Mom Central
to giveaway to 2 of my readers. To enter, just leave a comment with something you have done for the environment or a tip to make being green easy. Contest ends July 25th.

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Marsha said...

I've gotten "greener" with my cosmetics and skincare if that counts. ;)

gkstratos said...

Believe it or not, recycling is not a common practice in our community. We are putting together a committee promote recycling in our townhome complex.
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gkstratos said...

Also a subscriber. Thanks!
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vhiel said...

blog hopping here inviting fellow bloggers to check out the tote giveaway on my blog..

To check out the giveaway, you can visit Win a Fabulous Tote from BlueOrchidHandbags. This tote is priced at $41.00.

Hope to see you!

Anonymous said...

Hi there! Thanks for entering my giveaway and announcing it on your blog!

I welcome you back again!

Miss Jocelyn

Rhonda said...

We recycle soda cans and plastics.

We have started using the energy efficient light bulbs.

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Andrea said...

I used - and still do use! - cloth diapers with both of my kids.

Mary512 said...

Use reusable shopping bags. Great fiveaway, thanks!

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Bebemiqui said...

We dumped our dryer and line-dry all our clothes.
Great giveaway! Count me in. bebemiqui82(at)yahoo(dot)com

katy said...

We recycle. We replaced our fridge with a more efficient one and gave the old one away to a family on FreeCycle.

Carole said...

We've tried to cut way down on using plastic wrap and foil and are trying to store things in plastic or glass containers with lids instead.

Cool toothbrush, I think I would really like the smaller brush head - those bigger toothbrushes always feel like they're banging on my wisdom teeth 'cause they're too big for the back of my mouth.

judybrittle said...

All the light bulbs in my house are now energy efficient. I would also say recycling but we've been doing that for years.

Maja said...

we recycle all the time. i use green cosmetics too.


Ana said...

I recycle cans and bottles.


Angel said...


I use green cosmetics. :)

emily n. said...

We recycle and eat some organic food. We're trying to switch to all natural beauty and cleaning products.

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eloise said...

We recycle and use energy efficent light bulbs around the house. Thanks for a great giveaway!


Robin said...

Cool toothbrush. Wish other companies had relationships like this with others.
We use the CFL bulbs, recycle (not common here), shred paper for use in the garden or critter homes, watch electric usage, use non-toxic cleaners... reuse & repurpose things (most important) and just really try to cut back on consumption in general.
Thanks for the op to win!

Robin said...

I subbed. :)

Robin said...

I faved you on technorati. :)

The Boy, Sagan said...

I love this concept. We recycle quite a bit in New Jersey. We have to, or the state with rapidly decompose and fall into the Ocean.

Anonymous said...

We put a huge clothesline in the backyard and stopped drying clothes in the dryer. We recycle all cans and bottles (we're one of the few states that charge bottle deposits to ensure that.) I just think about my grandkids coming along and I want this earth to be a healthy place for them. That's huge motivation for me.

Anonymous said...

I subscribed too!

Jane said...

I bike to work instead of driving!

Johanna said...

I'm ashamed to admit it, but I & the people who live with me have never been very good at constantly conserving energy, so we've recently done some research and begun doing so!


novaceleste said...

I'm always looking for more ways to be "greener". Great contest!!

Jackie B. said...

Thanks for the giveaway. Count me in. My Green tip is for cleaning. Baking soda and vinegar are the best cleaners around. Hands down. They will clean just about anything you can imagine.

Peggy said...

Compost everything we have ,its so much easier and I don;t buy alot of prepackaged foods, too much waste

calgirl said...

We have planted ground covering herbs and flowers in place of our lawn. The plants are more drought tolerant, do not need to be mown and fragrent when walked on.

Jean F said...

We used no-till this year to help conserve water and gas (its a type of farming where you leave the weeds in place, takes less tilling)

retc said...

My favorite thing to do for the environment is I compost. Good for the environment and good for my yard.

Samantha P said...

use the back of old printed paper to save on printer paper, it really helps when u have to print something that you know you're going to be throwing away.

girlof80s said...

An easy tip for being green is to drive less. Especially with gas prices being as high as they are, I think this is an easy way for people to help the environment out just a little bit. This is a great giveaway and I really hope I win. I would really like to try out these toothbrushes. Thanks.

dani said...

I do not use lightbulbs that contain mercury because they are more dangerous to our planet; instead I stick with my old light bulbs and turn off the the lights more.

klp1965 said...

i put all our coffee grounds in my garden

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