Bamboo Cotton Swabs
Bamboo Cotton Swabs
Bamboo Cotton Swabs
Bamboo Cotton Swabs
Bamboo Cotton Swabs
Bamboo Cotton Swabs

Bamboo Cotton Swabs

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A sustainable alternative to traditional pesky plastic options.

You’ll love the feeling of high quality bamboo between your fingers as you go about your daily self-care routine with these 100% pure cotton swabs.

Our cotton swabs are made from bamboo, not plastic, which is one of the most sustainable plants on Earth.

Whether you use them for applying or removing makeup, household cleaning, arts and crafts, or that pesky ear wax, be confident that your choice isn’t harming the turtles!

Quantity: 100

Plastic cotton swabs.

It’s not uncommon for many people to flush their cotton swabs down the toilet when they’re finished with them. Unfortunately, this fast tracks these plastic bad boys right into our environment because they are small and often escape waste management systems.

Plastic cotton swabs may weather, but because they are made of plastic, they won’t break down fully. Their small, slim shape makes them easily indigestible by marine animals, which can cause injury or death.

Stick: Bamboo
Tip: Cotton
  1. Grab the cotton swab with two fingers at one end of the swab.
  2. Insert the cotton swab into your ear.
  3. *Be careful not to push in too far or make any sudden movements.
  4. Gently wipe inside your ear.
  5. Discard cotton swab in your green waste bin.

*Using cotton swabs should never hurt, if you feel pain stop immediately.

Bamboo cotton swabs are shipped in a biodegradable box. This packaging can be thrown into your recycle bin.

Typical Life Span: 3 months (per box of 100)*

After using your bamboo cotton swabs, simply toss them into your compost bin.

*Life span will vary based on frequency of use, storage conditions, etc.

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DD
05/24/2020
David D.
Canada Canada
Top notch cotton swabs!

Love these guys. The cotton doesn't unwind when you use them, they just fully grab all the ear wax from my ear and gently pull it out. I love that I can just throw these in to my compost and know that I am not adding to the waste pollution in the landfills. Cheers to that! Only recommendation would be to have the opening on the side of the box to make it a bit easier to grab them.

05/24/2020
life UNpacked

Thanks David! We are super glad for the recommendations, you are definitely on to something with that. For our next batch, we will be making sure the cotton swabs can be removed by the side with the bamboo.

KW
05/22/2020
Kyla W.
Canada Canada
Cotton and bamboo winning combo

This bamboo & cotton combo is so simple and brilliant. They work great and can then just go back in to the compost with taking hundreds of years to decompose. I use the swabs for getting water out of my ears after a shower... and before these I was using the plastic or paper ones - they just weren’t the same quality or effectiveness.

05/23/2020
life UNpacked

Both cotton and bamboo are sustainable to grow and produce compared to their counterparts. We found this to be the best pairing for sustainability and quality!

R
05/18/2020
Ryan .
Canada Canada
High quality

I use Q-tips every day, and knowing these swabs go in the compost instead of garbage has me sold! Quality is better too.

05/23/2020
life UNpacked

Thanks for posting a review, Ryan! It is reviews like these that help spur changes for the better!

KJ
05/07/2020
Kimberley J.
Fully compostable

I use Q-tips after every shower, but they just end up in our landfill, which is not good for our planet. These Bamboo Swabs are compostable, and can get thrown in with your compost once you’ve finished with them. This makes me a lot more confident in my decision to use these instead.

05/18/2020
life UNpacked

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our products, Kimberley! It means a ton to us for you to share your opinion with others who are interested in the same items.

KH
05/04/2020
Katie H.
Swabs work great!

Love the small (and PLASTIC FREE) packaging - that is super important to me. It makes my decision easy to impact the environment as little as possible. This box is a great value for everything that is included - love the floss, bamboo cotton swabs and the shampoo bar!

05/15/2020
life UNpacked

Plastic free is the way to be Katie :) We are so happy you are up for saving the environment as much as our community is!