- 1 Can I recycle my Philips Sonicare toothbrush?
- 2 Can I throw away an electric toothbrush?
- 3 How do I dispose of an electric toothbrush UK?
- 4 How long does a Philips Sonicare toothbrush last?
- 5 Can a Sonicare toothbrush be repaired?
- 6 What do I do with an old electric toothbrush?
- 7 What can you do with old electric razors?
- 8 How do you dispose of electronics?
- 9 What do I do with my old electric toothbrush UK?
- 10 Where do I dispose of electric toothbrush?
- 11 Can you recycle TePe?
- 12 Should I leave my Philips Sonicare on the charger?
- 13 Should you leave your electric toothbrush on the charger all the time?
- 14 How often should you change your toothbrush?
Can I recycle my Philips Sonicare toothbrush?
If you are discarding your Sonicare Toothbrush, you can remove its battery to recycle it.
Can I throw away an electric toothbrush?
An electric toothbrush contains plastic, batteries and electrical components. The batteries, in particular, should not be disposed with or amongst your ‘normal’ waste. The chemicals in the battery can be dangerous to the environment if disposed of amongst general waste that goes to landfills.
How do I dispose of an electric toothbrush UK?
There are two ways to recycle an electric toothbrush in the UK. Your local authority may collect small electrical items including your electric toothbrush. Visit your local council page to see if they collect small electrical items. This is usually found under ‘what can I Recycle.
How long does a Philips Sonicare toothbrush last?
Based on a typical use of brushing your teeth twice every day, for 2 minutes each time, your Sonicare electric toothbrush should last 3 weeks after a single complete recharge. This means you do not have to charge it every night.
Can a Sonicare toothbrush be repaired?
If the fault with your electric toothbrush falls under the terms of the warranty and is within its warranty period, the Sonicare toothbrush repair will be free. Often, Sonicare will send out a replacement brush to replace your faulty one, rather than have you wait for the broken Sonicare toothbrush to be repaired.
What do I do with an old electric toothbrush?
Alternative Uses for Your Electronic Toothbrush
- Use it to clean hard to reach areas in your home.
- Use it to clean kitchen utensils or jewelry.
- Use it as part of your manicure routine.
- Use it to remove stains from your clothing.
- Turn it into a mini power sander.
What can you do with old electric razors?
Use Earth911, Call2Recycle, or your local government to find the best way to dispose of the battery, circuit board, or whole device. Recycle the plastic, if you can separate it (you might have to know your local recycler), or dispose of it with as little circuitry inside as possible.
How do you dispose of electronics?
How do I get rid of electronics?
- Locate an electronics recycling facility in your town.
- Donate working electronics to local charities or nonprofits.
- Donate or sell your e-waste for parts.
- Check to see if your local retailers offer trade-in services or buy used goods.
What do I do with my old electric toothbrush UK?
There are several ways to recycle an electric toothbrush in the UK.
- Kerbside collection. Your local authority may collect small electrical items such as electric toothbrushes if you arrange a kerbside collection.
- Recycling bring site.
- Recycling centre.
Where do I dispose of electric toothbrush?
Electric toothbrush heads can be recycled by the Terracycle oral care recycling program or check the waste and recycling advice for your local council area.
Can you recycle TePe?
All of the packaging for TePe interdental brushes is recyclable. All plastic waste from their manufacturing facility is recycled and re-used. ISO 140001 is a voluntary international standard for effective environmental management.
Should I leave my Philips Sonicare on the charger?
You can always keep your Philips Sonicare Toothbrush on a plugged-in charger between brushing. This will not affect the battery lifespan of your toothbrush.
Should you leave your electric toothbrush on the charger all the time?
If this is your first time using the product, you should fully charge the battery before using, which can take up to 16 hours. Once your handle is fully charged, continue using your electric toothbrush until no charge is left. This will help your battery perform at its best longer.
How often should you change your toothbrush?
“The average person should be swapping out for a new toothbrush every three to four months,” explains Dr. Sienna Palmer, DDS, dentist at Meridien Dental in Santa Monica, CA. “This is recommended to ensure that the bristles are still effective and bacteria accumulation on the toothbrush is minimal.”