A Brush With Destiny! (Don't Toss That Toothbrush)

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Uploaded on February 23, 2009 by GristTV

If you buy a fresh toothbrush every three months, you're generating a lot of gnarly toothbrush trash -- or, if you're inventive, a great collection of handy household devices! In today's video, Umbra gets a handle on creative toothbrush reuse. Because old toothbrushes don't die -- they just bristle at the suggestion.

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Ask Umbra on our throwaway culture

[http://www.grist.org/advice/ask/2004/09/30/umbra-throw/index.html]

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[http://www.grist.org/advice/products/2008/03/11/index.html]

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[http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2008/5/21/174844/354]

Preserve Recycled Toothbrushes

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