The handle is made from sustainable bamboo and this brush has soft, BPA free nylon bristles. The American Dental Association recommends changing your toothbrush every 3 months. This means that over a billion plastic toothbrushes go to the landfill every year (or are burned!) Compostable- remove bristles. Vegan. Shake your toothbrush dry before storing, to keep water from pooling on the handle.