How Dental Students Are Turning Toothbrushes Into Treasures


Students at UC’s Blue Ash campus have an odd request: They want your old toothbrush.

Yorke and her classmates send the used items to a company called Terracycle which turns them into benches, picnic tables, and even playgrounds. The company pays around $2 per pound. The students aim to raise at least $100. That’s enough to pay for 10 free X-rays for patients at UC Blue Ash’s low-cost dental hygiene clinic.


What a neat idea! For the full story, click below: