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FAQ

Product Origin

Where are My Eco House products made?

We've carefully selected a handful of international manufacturers who align with our mission of ensuring we eliminate single-use plastic and reduce our overall environmental footprint. Our selected manufacturers are based in China and have been quality checked making sure they are ethical and have met Aussie import regulations.

Where are My Eco House materials grown?

Our bamboo is organically grown in panda friendly Nanping Fujian, our wood derived from Lotus and Walnut tree's grown in the Fujian and Heilongjiang provinces and finally our organic cotton is grown in the north, within Shanxi. All products are then consciously handled and crafted throughout the production process.  

Packaging 

Is your packaging sustainable too?

Sustainable packaging is a key priority for us so that our end to end service is environmentally friendly. Whilst we're in our infancy stages we're using a mix of recyclable packaging and Better Packaging Co's comPOST range. Better Packaging Co's post bags are bio-based (partly made from plants) and when disposed have no toxic residues or micro-plastics. 

Plastic Ban in Queensland

Which Australian states have banned single-use plastic?

Effective 1st March 2021 onwards, South Australia, Queensland, and the Australian Capital Territory restricted single-use plastics, forbidding single-utilize plastic straws, drink stirrers and cutlery. 

Further from 1st March 2022, polystyrene food and drink holders just as oxo-degradable plastics will be added to this ban.

Why were plastic bags banned in Australia?

Hurtful poisons from plastic contamination influence biodiversity, solid seas, security, environmental change, and human wellbeing. ... South Australia, Queensland, and the Australian Capital Territory all vowed to boycott different single use plastics this year, while Western Australia and Victoria consented to boycotts in 2023.

Bamboo Toothbrush

Are Bamboo Toothbrush Bristles Biodegradable?

There are at present three kinds of fibers utilized in bamboo toothbrushes - Nylon, Boar and Biodegradable Vegan bristles. 

Hog (pig) bristles are 100% biodegradable, but they're regularly acquired as results of the chinese meat advertise and can offer genuine moral conversation starters in regards to treatment of creatures.

Biodegradable vegetarian bristles are produced using subsidiaries of castor oil. They are 100% biodegradable, but the fibers begin separating inside 10-14 days of utilization making them helpless incentive for our clients.

After much exploration and testing Kappi picked Nylon bristles for their solidness and worth.

We suggest snapping the head off your old toothbrush when it's an ideal opportunity to change.

Do Bamboo Toothbrushes harbor Bacteria?

Bamboo is anti-microbial so there is no fear that harmful bacteria will start to grow and spread on the handle of your toothbrush. Bamboo toothbrushes can be easily tossed into the compost pile for people who choose to compost.

Are Bamboo Toothbrushes better than Plastic Toothbrushes?

Indeed yes, Bamboo Toothbrushes are superior to plastic ones. Changing to a bamboo toothbrush is a straightforward way of diminishing the utilization of plastic at home. Plastic toothbrushes – very much like drinking straws and different kinds of single-utilize plastic – are incredibly hard to reuse and don't separate in the climate.