Free Shipping €20+

Irish Examiner, 1st April 2019, Single-use plastics ban fights climate change

Irish Examiner, 1st April 2019, Single-use plastics ban fights climate change

  • Dylan Regan

While takeaway coffee cups, with their plastic lining, and throwaway water bottles have come under the bright environmental spotlight in recent times, another daily item coming under scrutiny is the plastic toothbrush.

With people going through between six and 12 toothbrushes a year, and with the handle and brush made from plastic, bamboo has emerged as an alternative material for the product.

One company making them is VirtueBrush and we recently caught up with the Founder, Dylan Regan:

Read more


Image Magazine, 13th September 2018, Five products that will make your daily beauty routine eco-friendly, by Holly O'Neill

Image Magazine, 13th September 2018, Five products that will make your daily beauty routine eco-friendly, by Holly O'Neill

  • Dylan Regan

Five products that will make your daily beauty routine eco-friendly.  Looking to reduce your beauty routine's carbon footprint? Look no further... VirtueBrush, €4.95 By 2050, there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish. If you want to be part of the solution for creating a sustainable future, start with a bamboo toothbrush. Irish company VirtueBrush create 100 per cent bamboo handle toothbrushes with compostable Nylon-4 bristles and one...

Read more


freebirdclub.com, 11th July 2017, Time to Become 'Virtuous' About Your Toothbrush

freebirdclub.com, 11th July 2017, Time to Become 'Virtuous' About Your Toothbrush

  • Dylan Regan

Time to Become 'Virtuous' About Your Toothbrush Dublin-based Dylan Regan first had the idea for the VirtueBrush when he was running a blog called greenliving.ie. “I was thinking about items in people’s homes with “green” potential and the plastic toothbrush kept jumping to the forefront of my mind,” he says. “Most plastic toothbrush handles can’t be recycled and this is very troubling considering how many millions are discarded each month....

Read more


The Irish Times, 17th February 2017, Virtuous Toothbrushes, by Manchán Magan

The Irish Times, 17th February 2017, Virtuous Toothbrushes, by Manchán Magan

  • Dylan Regan
Virtuous toothbrushes: For every VirtueBrush sold, three trees are planted. Bamboo is a renewable resource that matures in three years compared to over a century for oak. It’s rapid growth (up to three feet a day for some species) makes for impressive carbon sequestration, about 70 per cent more than an acre of hardwoods

Read more


Loading...